Alias - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪliəs|  American pronunciation of the word alias
Brit.  |ˈeɪlɪəs|  British pronunciation of the word alias

noun

- a name that has been assumed temporarily

adverb

- as known or named at another time or place(syn: a.k.a.)

Examples

...a dressmaker whom everyone knows as “Bet,” her adopted alias in the dressmaking business that she named after Betsy Ross...

The thief had several aliases.

Brown alias Smith

'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston, alias Rachel Green

a spy operating under the alias Barsad

John Smith alias the Baby

Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette

Word forms

noun
singular: alias
plural: aliases
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