Definition of code word in English:
A word used for secrecy or convenience instead of the usual name for something: secret projects were identified by special code words various parties had been asked to bring ‘cigars’ to the meeting—a code word for guns
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- The system involves setting up a code word that is included in the email so that you can ensure it's legitimate.
- Is this really a code word for some underground fascist movement?
- They enjoy the planning, the feeling of being in a working group, the secret code words, and so on.
Definition of code word in:
- US English dictionary
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