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They are travelling incognito.
  with identity hidden — such as via a disguise or false name
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  • They are travelling incognito.
  • I’m traveling incognito,
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • I’m incognito.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • "I thought I was being incognito," I say.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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  • His incognito tour only confirmed his hunches about what was going on in Clarkston.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Because he lacked a good map, the cable spanning the river also remained incognito.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • "I wanted to cry out," he wrote, " ’That’s not fair!’ "The tension of living incognito wore on him.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Trillian was a girl that Zaphod had picked up recently while visiting a planet, just for fun, incognito.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • I have come incognito from Prague for the purpose of consulting you.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • "Will your excellency give your name, or remain incognito?" asked the captain.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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  • At night the young Lord was conducted incognito into our apartment, where his father presented him to me.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • We’re supposed to go incognito — do I look like a Muggle, Harry?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • It would be best if I went incognito.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • "A Frenchman or a Russian prince incognito," said the officer, looking at Pierre’s fine though dirty linen and at the ring on his finger.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • In any case, Nessie is going to have to be incognito off and on in the next few weeks.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • The black horses of the Musketeers, their martial carriage, with the regimental step of these noble companions of the soldier, would have betrayed the most strict incognito.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Chance: She’s travelling incognito.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Later on, Mr. Brown was surprised traveling incognito, in a third-class coach and they made him sign another copy of the demands.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • But I defy the treasurer, or his two informers (I will name them, and let them make the best of it) Clustril and Drunlo, to prove that any person ever came to me incognito, except the secretary Reldresal, who was sent by express command of his imperial majesty, as I have before related.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • They’re used for routine policing and other menial functions, digging up the Commander’s Wife’s garden, for instance, and they’re either stupid or older or disabled or very young, apart from the ones that are Eyes incognito.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • He will lie—that is, the man who is a special case, the incognito, and he will lie well, in the cleverest fashion; you might think he would triumph and enjoy the fruits of his wit, but at the most interesting, the most flagrant moment he will faint.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • "Then I must trouble you to give him my card," Alexey Alexandrovitch said with dignity, seeing the impossibility of preserving his incognito.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • His new shield, with the blazon of his incognito, was propped in front of him.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Maybe the Old Man will shake the GPU by traveling incognito around the country.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • I poke up my face, barely over the seat, look out the back window, fingers crossed I remain incognito.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • But here’s the part she has surely failed to imagine: once they’re in the States, she’ll be incognito.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • There was another silence, broken at length by Miss Brinklow’s shrill voice: "I’m sure I don’t know who you are, Mr. Barnard, though I must say I guessed all along you were traveling incognito."
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • They had tried arriving unannounced and traveling incognito but they were not spies and the efforts were pitiful.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Mavriky Mavrikyevitch did as he was told, preserving his incognito, and giving no one but his old acquaintance, Trifon Borissovitch, the slightest hint of his secret business.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • I dismissed my old man here, and stayed incognito for three or four days in Colchester, and then took a passage in a waggon, because I would not venture being seen in the Harwich coaches.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Moll Flanders
  • I suppose in that case, it would make sense to be incognito—to pose as the least likely person anyone would ever assume to be the Messiah.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Even fortunes supposed to be independent of the market either betrayed a secret dependence on it, or suffered from a sympathetic affection: fashion sulked in its country houses, or came to town incognito, general entertainments were discountenanced, and informality and short dinners became the fashion.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • "Except that I would have changed my name and dyed my hair and would be living incognito somewhere to avoid the embarrassment of having a ruthless, power-crazy Dr. Frankenstein for a mother," I pointed out.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • The Disinherited Knight refused all other assistance save that of his own squire, or rather yeoman—a clownish-looking man, who, wrapt in a cloak of dark-coloured felt, and having his head and face half-buried in a Norman bonnet made of black fur, seemed to affect the incognito as much as his master.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Bob knew, directly he saw a bird’s egg, whether it was a swallow’s, or a tomtit’s, or a yellow-hammer’s; he found out all the wasps’ nests, and could set all sort of traps; he could climb the trees like a squirrel, and had quite a magical power of detecting hedgehogs and stoats; and he had courage to do things that were rather naughty, such as making gaps in the hedgerows, throwing stones after the sheep, and killing a cat that was wandering incognito.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • "—"Nay, sir," answered Benjamin, "I would not be troublesome; and I hope you don’t think me a man of an impertinent curiosity, for that is a vice which nobody can lay to my charge; but I ask pardon; for when a gentleman of your figure travels without his servants, we may suppose him to be, as we say, in casu incognito, and perhaps I ought not to have mentioned your name.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • …before his marriage—M. Swann the younger came often to see them at Combray, my great-aunt and grandparents never suspected that he had entirely ceased to live in the kind of society which his family had frequented, or that, under the sort of incognito which the name of Swann gave him among us, they were harbouring—with the complete innocence of a family of honest innkeepers who have in their midst some distinguished highwayman and never know it—one of the smartest members of the Jockey…
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • I came here very much incognito.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • I could not believe I had to go incognito on a school field trip.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • I’m traveling incognito, you do know what I mean.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • His incognito, which had as many holes as a sieve, was not meant to hide a personality but a fact.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • MEPHISTOPHELES I’m mostly used, ’tis true, to go incognito, But on a gala-day one may his orders show.
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • If his son wants to remain incognito, then that’s as it should be, he can’t see him and that’s all there is to it.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Seeing her thus, it was easy to understand how the once fair widow of the princely Hur had been able to maintain her incognito so well through such a period of years.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • She was a heavily built and quietly dressed woman of thirty-nine years, touched with that slightly comic primness—that careful gentility—that marks the conduct of the prostitute incognito.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • Archduke Francis Ferdinand, described by an escort as being "half-boor, half-tightwad," roamed the grounds incognito—but much preferred the vice districts of Chicago.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • The radio was ablast with call-in voices, they’re griping, they’re spraying spit, it’s the sidewalk salvo and rap, and he imagined a long queue of underground souls waiting to enter the broadcast band and speak the incognito news.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • She thought that possibly Aglaya, or at any rate someone sent by her, would be present incognito at the ceremony, or in the crowd, and she wished to be prepared for this eventuality.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • Maybe it will begin to revenge itself, too, but, as it were, piecemeal, in trivial ways, from behind the stove, incognito, without believing either in its own right to vengeance, or in the success of its revenge, knowing that from all its efforts at revenge it will suffer a hundred times more than he on whom it revenges itself, while he, I daresay, will not even scratch himself.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Notes from the Underground
  • What worried her most was the comment of an Englishman: "Whether he likes it or not, Demosthenes cannot remain incognito forever.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
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