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definition of the word anon

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Old English anoon, anon, anan, lit., in one (moment), from AS. on in + an one. See On and One.

anon (not comparable)

Positive
anon

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (Obsolete) Straightway; at once.
    The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it. --Matt. xiii. 20.
  2. Soon; in a little while.
    As it shall better appear anon. --Stow.
  3. At another time; then; again.
    Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright. --Shak.

From anonymous, by shortening

Singular
anon

Plural
anons

anon (plural anons)

  1. An anonymous person, especially an author
    • 1904, Thomas Wright, The Life of Edward Fitzgerald, vol. 1, page 94
      Indeed they did all they could to avoid it, coyly hiding their identities behind initials, asterisks, and anons
    • 1940, w:Virginia Woolf, "Anon".
      Every body shared in the emotion of Anons [sic] song .... Anon is sometimes man, sometimes woman....
    • 2004, Jane Milling, Peter Thomson, Joseph W. Donohue, Baz Kershaw, The Cambridge History of British Theatre, page 207
      Indeed, virtually every known playwright (and probably most of those 'anons') occupied some position in one or more of the patronage networks
    • 2006, J. Michael Walton, Found in Translation: Greek Drama in English, page 185
      those identified by initials only and the 'Anons' (some of whom are here unmasked)
  2. A work with an unknown author
    • 1984, Helen Hooven Santmyer, "---and ladies of the club", page 214
      On the floor again she came upon a couple of "Anons" and frowned at them: Ought We to Visit Her and Cast Away in The Cold. Those would certainly do very well on the top shelf.
  3. A work without a title

anon (not comparable)

Positive
anon

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. anonymous


anon

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of anoa.
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