Anonymous

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Definition

(an) anonymous (letter): (a letter) without a signed name, with an unknown author
adjective
to remain anonymous to stay nameless, to keep your identity a secret

(written) anonymously: (written) without giving your name, in secret, privately
adverb

Examples

  • "In response to an anonymous suggestion placed in the suggestion box last week, I am pleased to inform you that a company retreat has been planned for next month in Half Moon Bay."
  • "Best wishes Anonymous"
  • "The police received an anonymous tip that the popular young wizard was flying under the influence, when a concerned citizen called to report a dead pigeon on the street."
  • "I'm not quite sure I understand the concept of this 'Anonymous' Suggestion Box."
  • "Is it true that Delavigne is currently under investigation by the California Animal Rights Organization, following anonymous reports of monkey abuse?"
  • "I, the great Horatio Oléré, am humbled to make this anonymous donation, in my name, of 10 million euros to the Horatio Oléré memorial bank account for my personal enjoyment and retirement."
  • "It's true that Stickypedia is maintained by anonymous volunteers rather than renowned experts, but despite this, it works remarkably well!"
  • "but anyway I'll see to it that the suggestions remain anonymous."

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