[ uh-non ]
/ əˈnɒn /
in a short time; soon.
at another time.
Archaic. at once; immediately.
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Idioms for anon
ever and anon, now and then; occasionally.
Origin of anon
before 1000; Middle English anon, anoon,Old English on āne in one (course), i.e., straightaway
Definition for anon (2 of 2)
Origin of anon.
First recorded in 1730–40
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British Dictionary definitions for anon (1 of 2)
/ (əˈnɒn) /
adverb archaic, or literary
in a short time; soon
ever and anon now and then
Word Origin for anon
Old English on āne, literally: in one, that is, immediately
British Dictionary definitions for anon (2 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for anon
An abbreviation for anonymous, used to indicate unknown or unacknowledged authorship. Without the period, anon means “at another time” or “again.”
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