or AKA, aka
Origin of a.k.a.
Examples from the Web for aka
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
Aka (brother),” said we, “this is the first time we have come to seat ourselves in your tent.
The suffix -aka or -aga sometimes appears and gives a sense of continuance to the verbal root.
Aka, do you know whence come the three great families that are beneath the heaven?
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
But if the adjective in the superlative expresses a lessening of the quality then -aka(ne) is suffixed.The Mafulu|Robert W. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for aka (1 of 2)
noun plural aka
Word Origin for aka
British Dictionary definitions for aka (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for aka
also aka, initialism for also known as; attested in legal documents from at least 1936.
Culture definitions for aka
An abbreviation meaning “also known as.” It is primarily used by law enforcement officials to specify an alias: “John Smith, aka Jonathan Jones.”