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Origin of a.k.a.
Example sentences from the Web for a.k.a.
In May, the head of Guerreros Unidos, Mario Casarrubias Salgado, aka the Beautiful Toad, was arrested.
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|Michael Daly|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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’|Amy Zimmerman|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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'|Bill Schulz|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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?|Tim Teeman|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The suffix -aka or -aga sometimes appears and gives a sense of continuance to the verbal root.
This form may also appear as ša, as for instance aka—to be on fire becomes aša, to set on fire.
I was drawing the grand old head of a venerable dame—Oriuhia t Aka—when she asked to see what I was about.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
But if the adjective in the superlative expresses a lessening of the quality then -aka(ne) is suffixed.The Mafulu|Robert W. Williamson
"Killed a rosmaro today, second time in ten days," Ch'aka said.The Ethical Engineer|Henry Maxwell Dempsey
British Dictionary definitions for a.k.a. (1 of 2)
noun plural aka
Word Origin for aka
British Dictionary definitions for a.k.a. (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for a.k.a.
Cultural definitions for a.k.a.
An abbreviation meaning “also known as.” It is primarily used by law enforcement officials to specify an alias: “John Smith, aka Jonathan Jones.”