street name

street name
noun
1. an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods)
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her street name is Bonbon

Hypernyms: ↑appellation, ↑denomination, ↑designation, ↑appellative
2. slang for something (especially for an illegal drug)
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`smack' is a street name for heroin

Members of this Usage Domain:
big H, ↑hell dust, ↑nose drops, ↑smack, ↑thunder, ↑skag, ↑scag
Hypernyms:
name, ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular
3. the name of a brokerage firm in which stock is held on behalf of a customer
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all my stocks are held in street name

Hypernyms: ↑name
4. the name of a street
Hypernyms: ↑name

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noun
: a recognized broker, dealer, or bank in a financial district in whose name securities may be registered as a convenience for holding certificates and facilitating transfer; specifically : nominee 3

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Stock Exchange.
1. a broker who holds securities registered in his or her name instead of in the name of the customer, esp. for convenience in executing transfers and in pledging for borrowing in margin accounts.
2. a familiar or slang name of a narcotic drug: "angel dust" is a street name for phencyclidine.

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street name noun
A common or slang name for an illegal drug
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Main Entry:street

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street name,
U.S. the name of a broker or brokerage firm. A person usually buys stocks in a street name for convenience in the safekeeping, handling, and transfer of t stocks.

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n. the name of a brokerage firm, bank, or dealer in which stock is held on behalf of a purchaser

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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