Definition of anon adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈnɒn//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈnɑːn//
(old-fashioned or literary)
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soon See you anon. More about this anon. Word OriginOld English on ān ‘into one’, on āne ‘in one’. The original sense was ‘in or into one state, course, etc.’, which developed into the temporal sense ‘at once’.
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