Definitions for incognitoˌɪn kɒgˈni toʊ, ɪnˈkɒg nɪˌtoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•cog•ni•toˌɪn kɒgˈni toʊ, ɪnˈkɒg nɪˌtoʊ(adv.; adj.; n.)(pl.)-tos.

  1. (adj.)with one's identity hidden or unknown.

  2. (n.)a person who is incognito.

  3. the state or disguise of such a person.

Origin of incognito:

1630–40; < It < L incognitus unknown =in-in-3+cognitus, ptp. of cognōscere to get to know; see cognition

Princeton's WordNet

  1. incognito(p)(adverb)

    with your identity concealed

  2. incognito(adverb)

    without revealing one's identity

    "in Holland he lived incognito as a carpenter in the shipyards of the East India company"

Wiktionary

  1. incognito(Noun)

    One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.

  2. incognito(Noun)

    The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.

  3. incognito(Adverb)

    Without revealing one's identity.

  4. incognito(Adjective)

    Without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title.

  5. Origin: From incognitus, from in- + cognitus, perfect passive participle of cognoscere via incognito.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incognito

    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

  2. Incognito(adj)

    one unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name

  3. Incognito(adj)

    the assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized

Freebase

  1. Incognito

    Incognito is a British band, as well as one of the members of the United Kingdom's acid jazz movement. Their debut album, Jazz Funk, was released in 1981, with 14 more albums following, the last of which, Surreal, was released in 2012. The band's frontman, composer, record producer, guitarist and singer is Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick. Other notable band members include or have included the singers Jocelyn Brown, Maysa Leak, Tony Momrelle, Imaani, Vanessa Haynes, Mo Brandis, Natalie Williams, Carleen Anderson, Pamela Anderson Kelli Sae and Joy Malcom.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

incognito(adjective)

without letting people know who one is, eg by using a false name

He travelled incognito to Paris.

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