[ US /əˈnɑnəməs/ ]
[ UK /ɐnˈɒnəməs/ ]
  1. not known or lacking marked individuality
    anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service
    brown anonymous houses
  2. having no known name or identity or known source
    anonymous authors
    anonymous donors
    an anonymous gift
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How To Use anonymous In A Sentence

  • If there was any hope of holding on to even a shred of her dwindling self-respect, she should do exactly what she knew Margo would do—close the laptop, take her de-scrunchied, perfumed, and nearly thonged self down to the nearest club, pick up the first passably good-looking stranger who asked her to dance, and bring him back to the apartment for some safe but anonymous sex. Goodnight Tweetheart
  • It likewise furthered the career of Mary Shelley as "The Author of Frankenstein," the rubric under which she continued her anonymous publication with a second novel immersed in medieval Italian history, Valperga: or, The Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca (1823). Biography
  • The officials and diplomats spoke anonymously because of the delicacy of the negotiations on what tack to take on Iran.
  • By its nature it will be great for political rights management, because it's an enormously penetrative surveillance tool, and it makes it hard to do anything anonymously involving a computer.
  • Fontaine has prettily set it off, and an anonymous writer has composed it in Latin Anacreontic verses; and at length our Prior has given it with equal gaiety and freedom. Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)
  • Aragon's writings circulated anonymously or under pseudonyms.
  • His work remained hermetically anonymous.
  • BTW … the online article was written long ago and the LJW staff will, I am sure, update it when they have puddleglum (Anonymous) says … kansas redlegs: yeah I know exactly what you mean. LJWorld.com stories: News
  • The attorney for one of the accused denounced what he calls cowardly and anonymous leakers at the Pentagon. CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2006
  • It is a secure, multilingual website on which company employees can anonymously report any bribe demands that they receive. Times, Sunday Times
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