passkey

[ pas-kee, pahs- ]
/ ˈpæsˌki, ˈpɑs- /

noun, plural pass·keys.

a private key.
a latchkey.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. passively,
  2. passiveness,
  3. passivism,
  4. passivist,
  5. passivity,
  6. passo fundo,
  7. passover,
  8. passport,
  9. passus,
  10. password

Origin of passkey

First recorded in 1810–20; pass + key1

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British Dictionary definitions for passkey

passkey

/ (ˈpɑːsˌkiː) /

noun

any of various keys, esp a latchkey
another term for master key, skeleton key
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