or AKA, aka
- also known as: According to police records he is Joe Smith a.k.a. “Baby Face Smith” and Joseph Smathers.
Origin of a.k.a.
Related Words for akaalias, appellation, moniker, pseudonym, handle, nickname, anonym, nomenclature, label, tag, AKA, allonym, ananym, incognito
Examples from the Web for aka
Contemporary Examples of aka
In May, the head of Guerreros Unidos, Mario Casarrubias Salgado, aka the Beautiful Toad, was arrested.Mexico’s First Lady of Murder Is on the Lam
October 29, 2014
That kind of behavior would be in keeping with somebody who had been slipped a date rape drug such as Midazolam, aka Dazzle.Alleged U.Va. Abductor Accused of Rape at Christian College
September 28, 2014
The horseman, aka Abraham, is actually passably cute, with a rocking bod and apparently steady source of income.Naked Ben Franklin Christens the Campy Return of ‘Sleepy Hollow’
September 23, 2014
The compilation also brought the Nazi-riffic Apt Pupil and leach-tastic The Body (aka Stand By Me) to the silver screen.20 Things You Didn’t Know About 'The Shawshank Redemption'
August 27, 2014
The “Hall of Fame” also houses the Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton), which seems sad though spot-on.Are These Really the Best Dressed People in the World?
August 6, 2014
Historical Examples of aka
Aka (brother),” said we, “this is the first time we have come to seat ourselves in your tent.
Aka, do you know whence come the three great families that are beneath the heaven?
The suffix -aka or -aga sometimes appears and gives a sense of continuance to the verbal root.
But if the adjective in the superlative expresses a lessening of the quality then -aka(ne) is suffixed.The Mafulu
Robert W. Williamson
In the night of the full moon, the aka (ghost) shadow of that land leaped up into the moon and became fixed there.Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)
W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt
- a vine, Metrosideros scandens, found in New Zealand
Word Origin for aka
- also known as
also aka, initialism for also known as; attested in legal documents from at least 1936.
An abbreviation meaning “also known as.” It is primarily used by law enforcement officials to specify an alias: “John Smith, aka Jonathan Jones.”