no-name

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

no-name (not comparable)

  1. Lacking a recognizable name, identity, or reputation; not noteworthy.
    • 1999, Barbara Delinsky, Lake News, Pocket Books (2008), ISBN 1416564284, chapter 21, 389:
      A week after we met we were married in a no-name town in the middle of the night by a justice of the peace whose shingle was hanging in front of his house.
    They went with a no-name shop on the edge of town.

Noun[edit]

no-name (plural no-names)

  1. Someone or something lacking a recognizable name, identity, or reputation.
    If you hire some no-name for the job, be sure to check references.