Mr. X

“Mr. X”

See Kennan, George F.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.

Mr. X

by definition, the identity of the greatest forger of all time. [Pop. Culture: Wallechinsky, 47]
See: Forgery
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Now Mr. X arrived, faced this same man, looked him in the eye, and emptied this sentence on him, in the most glib and confident way: "Can man boat get here?"
I can comprehend why he was able to understand that particular sentence, because by mere accident all the words in it except "get" have the same sound and the same meaning in German that they have in English; but how he managed to understand Mr. X's next remark puzzled me.
I have given Mr. X's two remarks just as he made them.
Mr. X, age 16, is having increasingly frequent aggressive outbursts that are almost always preceded by inappropriate laughing or crying.
...I Did It Again.' Grade 6 had begged their drama teacher - a devilishly good-looking man they named Mr. X - to let them perform an interpretative dance to the song, highlighting the significance of deceived appearances.
The patient, whom we'll call Mr. X, required 24-hour-care.
An agent would say, "Mr. X asked me not to leave tonight until I called to thank you for the very generous gift that we just received.
The decision of whether to challenge the department's assessment can be a difficult one, as illustrated by a former client we will call Mr. X.
Say that Mr. X is an at-will employee at the Power Plant, a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Springfield.
This section will discuss treatment of Mr. X and modifications of his traditional cardiac risk factors including antihypertensive therapy, lifestyle modification, strict glycemic control, and treatment of dyslipidemias.
X makes Mr. X's car payments under a Separation Agreement, they will not be deductible to her.