Definition of anonymous in English:

anonymous

Line breaks: an¦onym|ous
Pronunciation: /əˈnɒnɪməs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

anonymously

adverb
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek anōnumos 'nameless' (from an- 'without' + onoma 'name') + -ous.

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