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Another name that people use to disguise themselves. This can be done anywhere, but is usually online because it is hard to identify someone's true name except through their IP address, which isn't foolproof.

Variations on the word are aliasing, the present tense verb form, and aliaser, referring to the actual person hiding behind their false name, whose identity will never change (in online situations).

Aliasing is frowned upon because people may think that you're a new person, or in small-community games where everybody knows everybody, possibly even cheating. People like to get to know a regular client's personality, and develop a friendship or rivalry with them. Aliasing disrupts this, since you never know if you're talking with friend or foe.
That guy...He must be using an alias.

I think Bob is here, but he's aliasing.

The aliaser is aliasing if he uses an alias.
by Kenthar April 22, 2004
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-noun
-word origin: Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland circa 2001-2002

1. A person whose existence very few others know or care about

2. Someone who is not recognized socially to the extent that others do not even know that the person in question even exists
Some alias bama won prom queen.
by Mo Crack the Don November 22, 2003
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The best show ever. it kicks all other shows arse. it rocks!!!
an example of how you would use it in a convo is if asked:
What show rocks?
ALIAS!!!!!
by ismail216 December 18, 2005
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A common ebonic term for random, somewhat awkward.
Dawg you look so alias in that picture.
by bigredpop April 12, 2007
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To use another name as a disguise, Dare Vital is actually Solar, who is xAlstr
I knew that branden was the solar guy! its not his first alias either!
by crackbutt June 11, 2015
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Incredibly contrived and far-fetched (but still great to watch) TV show starring Jennifer Garner, Victor Garber, Michael Vartan, and Mia Maestro.
Girl #1: Did you watch ALIAS last night?
Girl #2: YES Vaughn is so hott!
Everyone else in vicinity: SHUT UP ABOUT ALIAS!
by G-Razz June 02, 2005
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Alias is an adjective to describe a very stealthy situation or someone wearing all black a la the television series.
I can't believe you just stole those cookies; that was so alias.
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