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anonymousadjective authorless, bearing no name, having no acknowledged name, incognito, innominate, nameless, of unknown authorship, secret, sine nomine, unclaimed, unidentified, unnamed, unsigned, unspecified, without a name, without the name of the author
Associated concepts: anonymous donor
See also: unspecified
ANONYMOUS. Without name. This word is applied to such.books, letters or papers, which are published without the author's name. No man is bound to publish his name in connexion with a book or paper he has published; but if the publication is libellous, he is equally responsible as if his name were published.