username

[yoo-zer-neym]
noun Computers.
1.
Also called login name, logon name, sign-in name, sign-on name. a unique sequence of characters used to identify a user and allow access to a computer system, computer network, or online account.
2.
the part of an e-mail address before the @ sign.
Also called user ID.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To username
Collins
World English Dictionary
username (ˈjuːzəˌneɪm)
 
n
computing a name that someone uses for identification purposes when logging onto a computer, using chatrooms, or as part of his or her e-mail address

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Main Entry:  username
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the unique set of characters identifying a user of a shared computer program, system, or network, which allows access when coupled with a password; also written user name, also called user ID
Etymology:  1971-76
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Visit my blog at the website of my username for more information.
As far as this subject goes, my username says it all: nothing.
The username is randomly generated by the site, haven't got round to changing it.
Your username was created by you during the registration process.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature