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Definition of "cypher" [cy•pher]

  • Variant of cipher. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cypher" in a sentence
  • "My conclusion - apart from my long held one that this Brownose cypher is about the most overpromted politician in British history I can think of (still astonishingly Labour's UK General election coordinator and Minister for Overseas Development) - he (they) would do it all again, - the exact same were they ever given another chance."
  • "The human cypher is trying to work in "Rubberstamp Reichert" into her campaign sound bites."
  • "At that time, of course, we could not employ American radio operators as many of the messages had to be transmitted in cypher which only British personnel were allowed to handle since the Americans belonged to a neutral country."