V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: having one's identity concealed or disguised

Synonyms: disguised, masked, hidden, unrecognized, concealed

Antonyms: revealed, exposed

Tips: Incognito comes from the Latin incognitus, meaning "unknown." Someone who is trying to go unnoticed, perhaps by wearing a disguise, is being incognito (adverb).

Usage Examples:

He arrived at the party incognito so that he could observe for a while, without being noticed or approached. (hidden, disguised)

Many celebrities attempt to travel incognito so as to have a little more privacy and peace. (disguised, concealed) adverb

The two British Princes try to travel incognito, but it's difficult to do with the British paparazzi. (unrecognized, concealed) adverb

She didn't want to be bothered by fans, so she wore a hat and big sunglasses, in hopes of being incognito. (disguised, unrecognized)

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