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Incognito may refer to:

In film and television:

  • Incognito (1937 film), a Danish film directed by Valdemar Lauritzen
  • Incognito (1997 film), an American crime thriller starring Jason Patric and Irene Jacob
  • Incognito, a 1915 comedy film short starring Rae Berger
  • Incognito (game show), a British daytime quiz programme
  • "Incognito" (Beavis and Butt-head episode)
  • Incógnito, a Mexican TV show hosted by Facundo Gómez
  • Incognito, a character in the anime Hellsing

In music:

In people:

In other uses:

See also


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Latin incognitus, unknown (in- not + cognitus known, perfect passive participle of cognoscere); via Italian incognito. Also French incognito, from Italian.

Adjective

incognito (comparative more incognito, superlative most incognito)

Positive
incognito

Comparative
more incognito

Superlative
most incognito

  1. Without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title

Usage notes

This term is said especially of great personages who sometimes adopt a disguise or an assumed character in order to avoid notice.

Quotations

  • 'Twas long ago/Since gods come down incognito. —Prior.
  • The prince royal of Persia came thither incognito. —Tatler.

Translations

Adverb

incognito (comparative more incognito, superlative most incognito)

Positive
incognito

Comparative
more incognito

Superlative
most incognito

  1. without revealing one's identity

Translations

Noun

Singular
incognito

Plural
incognitos

incognito (plural incognitos)

  1. One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.
  2. The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.

Quotations

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Italian

Adjective

incognito m (f incognita, m plural incogniti, f plural incognite)

  1. unknown

Noun

incognito m. (plural incogniti)

  1. incognito

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