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anon Syllabification: a·non
Pronunciation: /əˈnän/

Definition of anon in English:

adverb

archaic
Soon; shortly: I’ll see you anon
More example sentences
  • He was as much a part of the family as everyone else, though he did have a strained relationship with some of the extended family, more of which anon.
  • More on that anon, no doubt, as I'm even more confused now.
  • By all accounts, women are also interested in playing and we'll be hearing more about that anon.

Origin

Old English on ān 'into one', on āne 'in one' The original sense was 'in or into one state, course, etc.', which developed into the temporal sense 'at once'.

Words that rhyme with anon

aide-de-camp, aides-de-camp, Asunción, au courant, begone, Bonn, bon vivant, Caen, Canton, Carcassonne, Ceylon, chaconne, chateaubriand, ci-devant, Colón, colon, Concepción, con (US conn), cretonne, don, Duchamp, Evonne, foregone, fromage blanc, Gabon, Garonne, gone, guenon, hereupon, Inchon, Jean, john, Jon, Le Mans, León, Luzon, Mont Blanc, Narbonne, odds-on, on, outgone, outshone, Perón, phon, piñon, Pinot Blanc, plafond, Ramón, Saigon, Saint-Saëns, Sand, Schwann, scone, shone, side-on, sine qua non, Sorbonne, spot-on, swan, thereon, thereupon, ton, Toulon, undergone, upon, Villon, wan, whereon, whereupon, won, wonton, yon, Yvonne

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