name names Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “name names” in the English Dictionary

"name names" in British English

See all translations

name names

to tell someone in authority the names of people involved in a secret or illegal activity
(Definition of name names from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"name names" in American English

See all translations

name names

to tell the names of people who are involved in something bad or illegal: She said she would never name names, even if she were offered money.
(Definition of name names from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “name names”
in Chinese (Simplified) 供出(参与秘密或非法行动者的)姓名…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供出參與秘密或非法行動者的)姓名…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More