Meaning of crypto

cryp•to

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

crypto-

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