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no-name

[noh-neym] /ˈnoʊˌneɪm/
adjective
1.
packaged and sold without a brand name and usually at a lower price than similar items with brand names; generic:
a can of no-name dog food.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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Contemporary definitions for no-name
adjective

without a brand name

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Word Origin and History for no-name
adj.

1978, "not having made a name in one's profession," originally American English sporting jargon, from no + name (n.).

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