1. Straightway; at once. [Obs.]
The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it. --Matt. xiii. 20.
2. Soon; in a little while.
As it shall better appear anon. --Stow.
3. At another time; then; again.
Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright. --Shak.
Anon right, at once; right off. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Ever and anon, now and then; frequently; often.
A pouncet box, which ever and anon
He gave his nose. --Shak.
n : sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny
black seeds [syn: sweetsop, sugar apple]
adv 1: at another time; "ever and anon"
2: (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while; "see you
adj : having no known name or identity or known source; "anonymous
authors"; "anonymous donors"; "an anonymous gift" [syn:
anonymous] [ant: onymous]