- (of a book) bearing its author's name
Word Origin for onymous
C18: back formation from anonymous
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Contemporary Examples of onymous
"It's been a long and nerve-racking couple of months," Onymous said before disappearing into the ether of the Internet.Who Captured Mitt Romney's 47% Video Clip?
November 14, 2012
1775, coined to provide an opposite to anonymous. Related: Onymously.
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