street name

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street name (plural street names)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see street,‎ name.
    I know where Eric's house is, but I've forgotten the street name.
  2. The slang term for a drug, as traded on the streets.
    • 2008 January 19, Peter Sagal (host), Wait, Wait...Don’t Tell Me!, National Public Radio
      Police quickly determined that the street name for holy sand was “cocaine” and said that the man’s arrest has made them think twice about the holy tic tacs and holy parsley they’ve seen lately.
  3. A person’s nickname, such as a gangster or mafia name.