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street name

n.
1. The name of a street.
2. The name of a broker or brokerage firm as used when registering a security owned by a customer in order to simplify trading.
3. An alternative or slang term for something, especially an illegal drug: "Acid" is a street name for LSD.
4. An alternative name that a person chooses or is given, especially as used in inner city neighborhoods: "[She] wears a gold necklace with the letters F-R-E-S-H—her street name—spelled out in rhinestones" (Ted Gup).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.street name - an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods); "her street name is Bonbon"
appellation, appellative, designation, denomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
2.street name - slang for something (especially for an illegal drug); "`smack' is a street name for heroin"
big H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, thunder, smack - street names for heroin
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
3.street name - the name of a brokerage firm in which stock is held on behalf of a customer; "all my stocks are held in street name"
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
4.street name - the name of a street
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
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