street name

Definitions of street name
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n the name of a street

Type of:
name
a language unit by which a person or thing is known

n the name of a brokerage firm in which stock is held on behalf of a customer

“all my stocks are held in street name
Type of:
name
a language unit by which a person or thing is known

n slang for something (especially for an illegal drug)

“`smack' is a street name for heroin”
Type of:
name
a language unit by which a person or thing is known
argot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular
a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

n an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods)

“her street name is Bonbon”
Type of:
appellation, appellative, denomination, designation
identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

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