Definitions for CRYPTOˈkrɪp toʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cryp•toˈkrɪp toʊ(n.)(pl.)-tos.

  1. a person who secretly supports or adheres to a group, party, or belief.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of crypto:

1945–50; independent use of crypto -; cf -o

crypto-

  1. a combining form meaning “hidden,”“not perceived immediately or with certainty” (

    cryptozoology

    crypto-fascist

    cryptology

    Category: Affix

Origin of crypto-:

comb. form repr. Gk kryptós hidden. See crypt

Wiktionary

  1. crypto(Noun)

    a secret supporter or follower

  2. crypto(Noun)

    cryptography

  3. crypto(Adjective)

    secret or covert

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