Definition of alias adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈeɪliəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeɪliəs//
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used when a person, especially a criminal or an actor, is known by two names Mick Clark, alias Sid Brown Hercule Poirot, alias David Suchet (= David Suchet plays the part of Hercule Poirot) David Suchet, alias Hercule Poirot of the famous TV series Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin, ‘at another time, otherwise’.
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