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anon

adverb \ ə-ˈnän \
Updated on: 23 Feb 2018

Definition of anon

1 : soon, presently
  • … tomorrow will be here anon.
  • —Nathaniel Hawthorne
2 : after a while : later
  • more of that anon
3 archaic : at once : immediately

Examples of anon in a Sentence

  1. I will answer his letter anon.

  2. be ready—we will begin our Yuletide Boar's Head Feast anon

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Origin and Etymology of anon

Middle English, from Old English on ān, from on in + ān one — more at on, one

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