having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, especially to avoid notice or formal attentions.
with the real identity concealed: to travel incognito.
a person who is incognito.
the state of being incognito.
the disguise or character assumed by an incognito.
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How to use incognito in a sentence
If you right-click, you can open it in a new window or an incognito window too.This hidden Chrome trick lets you organize your tabs exactly as you want | John Kennedy | February 8, 2022 | Popular-Science
Back when she and Harry were dating, he came to visit her in Toronto with his cousin Princess Eugenie and her husband, and the four of them went incognito to a Halloween party.Meghan Markle’s ‘Ellen’ interview was the complete opposite of her Oprah sitdown — boring by design | Emily Yahr | November 19, 2021 | Washington Post
At first, Lee tried to stay “incognito” as he ran into the building with the mob, but eventually, a group of at least six men realized he was a journalist and started to grab him to throw him out of the Capitol.Inside the Capitol: A Photographer’s View of American Exceptionalism Under Siege | Abigail Abrams | January 8, 2021 | Time
The book was by political columnist Joe Klein, incognito as Anonymous.Daniel Menaker, author and celebrated editor at the New Yorker and Random House, dies at 79 | Harrison Smith | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Not to be confused with giving guests access to your Google Chromecast, for example, this new Guest mode is more akin to the incognito mode in your browser.Google Assistant gets an incognito-like guest mode | Frederic Lardinois | October 7, 2020 | TechCrunch
Saa is now navigating a new life in America as an incognito boarding school student.
Instead, he traveled incognito in track pants and a baseball cap to hide his identity, according to a New York Times exposé.
He said that he and Kardashian came to Florence “incognito” about nine months before their daughter North West was born.Renaissance Wedding Bells for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | May 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He arrives incognito in shades, a pulled-down trucker cap with tucked-in earbuds, and a backpack.James Franco Uncensored: The Actor on Broadway, NYT Hate, and That Half-Naked Instagram | Marlow Stern | May 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the free agent incognito recently sought help for “severe mental stress”.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins | Ben Teitelbaum | March 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We will then go to another hotel, in another quarter of New York, and take our week's holiday incognito.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
The incognito, however, could only be preserved as long as Chopin kept his hands off the piano.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
If I were to stop that old fortune teller and his companions my incognito would run a risk of being discovered.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
It was evident that the unlucky chance which had brought him into the presence of his mother had betrayed his incognito.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
I travelled through the country incognito; I came to Hodnet and saw you.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls | Various
British Dictionary definitions for incognito
under an assumed name or appearance; in disguise
a person who is incognito
the assumed name or disguise of such a person
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