incognito
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌɪnkɒɡˈniːtoʊ/, IPA: /ˌɪnˈkɒɡnitoʊ/
Adjective

incognito (not comparable)

  1. without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title.
    • 1891, Arthur Conan Doyle, A Scandal In Bohemia:
      "But you can understand," said our strange visitor, sitting down once more and passing his hand over his high white forehead, “you can understand that I am not accustomed to doing such business in my own person. Yet the matter was so delicate that I could not confide it to an agent without putting myself in his power. I have come incognito from Prague for the purpose of consulting you.”
Translations
  • Portuguese: incógnito
  • Russian: инко́гнито
Adverb

incognito (not comparable)

  1. Without revealing one's identity.
Translations
  • Portuguese: incognitamente
  • Russian: инко́гнито
Noun

incognito

  1. One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.
  2. The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.
    • 1814 July 6, [Walter Scott], Waverley; or, ’Tis Sixty Years Since. In Three Volumes, volume (please specify ), Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Archibald Constable and Co.; London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, OCLC 270129598 ↗:



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