Meaning of crypto


Pronunciation: (krip'tō), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -tos,
  1. a person who secretly supports or adheres to a group, party, or belief.
  1. secret or hidden; not publicly admitted: a crypto Nazi.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “hidden,” “secret,” used in the formation of compound words: cryptograph.
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