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Definition of Incognito

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anonymously, in disguise
anonymous, unknown, having one's identity hidden
anonymous person, person whose real identity is hidden; state of being anonymous; disguise
Incognito Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.
  
(a.)
One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.
  
(a. / adv.)
Without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title; -- said esp. of great personages who sometimes adopt a disguise or an assumed character in order to avoid notice.
  
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incognito
\in*cog"ni*to\, n.; pl. incognitos (#). [see incognito, a.]
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. his incognito was endangered. w. scott.
incognito
\in*cog"ni*to\ (?), a. or adv. [it. incognito, masc., incognita, fem., l. incognitus unknown; pref. in- not + cognitus known, p. p. of cognoscere: cf. f. incognito, fr. it. see cognition.] without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title; -- said esp. of great personages who sometimes adopt a disguise or an assumed character in order to avoid notice. 't was long ago since gods come down incognito. the prince royal of persia came thither incognito.
incognito
adj : with your identity concealed [syn: incognito(p) ]
adv : without revealing one's identity; "in holland he lived incognito as a carpenter in the shipyards of the east india company"


GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
(adj.) unidentified; disguised; concealed The federal Witness Protection Program makes its charges permanently incognito.
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. with your identity concealed
(synonym) incognito(p)
(similar) concealed

Adverb
1. without revealing one's identity; "in Holland he lived incognito as a carpenter in the shipyards of the East India company"
Incognito Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Incognito, from the Latin incognitus, denotes that behind an action is someone who wants to remain anonymous. It may also refer to:

Computing and video games
  • Incognito (operating system), a Linux livedistro providing secure anonymous Internet surfing as its main feature
  • Incognito Entertainment, a defunct video game development company
  • Incognito mode, a private browsing feature of the Google Chrome browser

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