- 1(Of a person) not identified by name; of unknown name: the donor’s wish to remain anonymous an anonymous phone callMore example sentences
- One anonymous student raises the concern that women are overly sexualized in society.
- Certainly the purpose of these tests is that they are anonymous and the identity of the riders does not come out in public.
- People are not anonymous in cyberspace, as they construct identities that they use there.
- 1.1Having no outstanding, individual, or unusual features; unremarkable or impersonal: his impeccable, slightly anonymous Chelsea flatMore example sentences
- In the past both have been fitful performers, outstanding one day anonymous the next.
- We are not mechanical pieces of a political machine, individuals in an anonymous society.
- And the seven women in black were anonymous because their robes made them so.
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- Candidates are examined anonymously, with numbers rather than names or other identifying details on exam papers.
- I hope that one day I can reach more of them and tell their stories, even if only anonymously.
- Details of crimes can be left anonymously to alert the police.
late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek anōnumos 'nameless' (from an- 'without' + onoma 'name') + -ous.