HyperDic: street_name

English > 4 senses of the expression street name:
NOUNcommunicationstreet namean alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods)
communicationstreet nameslang for something (especially for an illegal drug)
communicationstreet namethe name of a brokerage firm in which stock is held on behalf of a customer
communicationstreet namethe name of a street
English > street name: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods).
Example"her street name is Bonbon"
Broaderappellation, denomination, designation, appellativeidentifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
English > street name: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningslang for something (especially for an illegal drug).
Example"'smack' is a street name for heroin"
BroadernameA language unit by which a person or thing is known
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Usagebig H, hell dust, nose drops, smack, thunder, skag, scagstreet names for heroin
English > street name: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe name of a brokerage firm in which stock is held on behalf of a customer.
Example"all my stocks are held in street name"
BroadernameA language unit by which a person or thing is known
English > street name: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe name of a street.
BroadernameA language unit by which a person or thing is known
Spanishnombre de calle

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