[ noh-neym ]
/ ˈnoʊˌneɪm /


packaged and sold without a brand name and usually at a lower price than similar items with brand names; generic: a can of no-name dog food.

Origin of no-name

First recorded in 1985–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for no-name



1978, "not having made a name in one's profession," originally American English sporting jargon, from no + name (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper