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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A secret name.

Usage examples (21)
  • By the end of 1935 he was fully operational, with the cryptonym Dionysus.
  • The agent's cryptonym was Night Stock, and his real name was Marcel Tiraque.
  • It was not the mark of the infamous “Mendez”, but some newcomer with the lame cryptonym of “Radar”.
  • Alex was the cryptonym for Colonel Oleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky of the GRU, a man who had provided the British and American intelligence services with information beyond... for more
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