Aka

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Definition

also known as (a.k.a.): alias, otherwise called
idiom
This is your girlfriend, aka 'the most important person in your life', calling. I'm otherwise known as the most important person in your life, aren't I?

Examples

  • "Dr. Loblaw : Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the scientific study of anomalous speech patterns, also known as the 'crazy accent contest'."
  • "Name: JOAN WAYNE AKA 'THE FASTEST DEADEST WOMAN IN THE WEST '"
  • "Brian Jones, a.k.a., BJ"
  • "Wang's father, Zhi Zhi Wang (aka the Black Hand of Shanghai) took control of the brewery in the Spring of 1985."
  • "I suggest you take the scenic Pacific Coast Highway (aka Highway 1)."
  • "Ray : Well folks, my pilot Rachid and I just flew over a section of Highway 1, also known as the Pacific Coast Highway, just outside of Malibu."
  • "Fat Face Sal : And last but not least, representing our interests in Marseilles, Giovanni, a.k.a. the Corsican."
  • "This is the one and only Bruno Delavigne, a.k.a. your boss."
  • "I'm writing because I'm contractually obliged to remind you that today is the ‘Delavigne talent show', also known as ‘Delavigne's got talent'."
  • "As some of you are no doubt aware, May Day, also known as International Workers' Day) is this Friday, and apparently a few thousand people will be celebrating with a mass protest on the streets of San Francisco."

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