[neym-lis] /ˈneɪm lɪs/
having no .
a certain person who shall be nameless.
a nameless source of information.
incapable of being specified or described:
a nameless charm.
too shocking or vile to be specified:
a nameless crime.
having no legitimate paternal , as a child born out of wedlock.
unknown to fame; obscure:
a nameless poet; nameless defenders of the country.
without a name; anonymous
incapable of being named; indescribable: a nameless horror seized him
too unpleasant or disturbing to be mentioned: nameless atrocities
having no legal name; illegitimate: a nameless child
early 14c., “undistinguished,” from name (n.) + -less. Meaning “having no name” is early 15c.; that of “too abominable to be named” is from 1610s. Cf. Dutch naamloos, German namenlos. Related: Namelessly; namelessness.
[neym-lee] /ˈneɪm li/ adverb 1. that is to say; explicitly; specifically; to wit: an item of legislation, namely, the housing bill. /ˈneɪmlɪ/ adverb 1. that is to say: it was another colour, namely green adv. “particularly, especially” (i.e. “by name”), late 12c., from name (n.) + -ly (2).
/ˈnaːmə/ noun 1. the Flemish name for Namur
- Name part
noun 1. another name for title role
noun, Informal. 1. the essential element, consideration, or ultimate purpose; key: Profit is the name of the game in business.