incognito


1in·cog·ni·to

adverb or adjective \ˌin-ˌkäg-ˈnē-(ˌ)tō also in-ˈkäg-nə-ˌtō\

: with your true identity kept secret (as by using a different name or a disguise)

Full Definition of INCOGNITO

:  with one's identity concealed

Origin of INCOGNITO

Italian, from Latin incognitus unknown, from in- + cognitus, past participle of cognoscere to know — more at cognition
First Known Use: 1635

2incognito

noun
plural incognitos

Definition of INCOGNITO

1
:  one appearing or living incognito
2
:  the state or assumed identity of one living or traveling incognito or incognita

First Known Use of INCOGNITO

1638

Rhymes with INCOGNITO

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