Definition of nameless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈneɪmləs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪmləs//
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  1. 1[usually before noun] having no name; whose name you do not know a nameless grave thousands of nameless and faceless workers
  2. 2whose name is kept secret synonym anonymous a nameless source in the government a well-known public figure who shall remain nameless
  3. 3[usually before noun] (literary) difficult or too unpleasant to describe nameless horrors a nameless longing
  4. Extra examples She was insulted by one of the team, who shall remain nameless.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nameless