- (of a book) bearing its author's name
C18: back formation from anonymous
Examples from the Web for 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
Word Origin and History for onymous
1775, coined to provide an opposite to anonymous. Related: Onymously.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper