An example of incognito is how you’d describe a person wearing a disguise.
Origin of incognitoItalian from Classical Latin incognitus, unknown from in-, not + cognitus: see cognition
- a person who is incognito
- the state of being incognito
- the disguise assumed
Origin of incognitoItalian from Latin incognitus unknown in- not ; see in- 1. cognitus past participle of cognōscere to learn, recognize ; see cognition .
- without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title.
This term is said especially of great personages who sometimes adopt a disguise or an assumed character in order to avoid notice.
- Without revealing one's identity.
- One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.
- The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.