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adjective anonymous pronunciation in British English /əˈnɒnɪməs/
  1. 1
    if someone is anonymous, no one knows their name

    The bomb threat was made by an anonymous caller.

    a witness who wished to remain anonymous

    1. a.
      used about something that is done, written etc by someone whose name is not known

      an anonymous phone call/letter

  2. 2
    something that is anonymous has no interesting or unusual features

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 anonymous pronunciation in British English adverb

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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