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anagram

Definition of anagram

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ăʹnəgrăm, IPA: /ˈ.nə.ɡɹm/

Noun

anagram (plural anagrams)

  1. (of words) A word or phrase that is created by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase.

    The word "silent" is an anagram of "listen".

Derived terms

  • anagrammatic
  • anagrammatise
  • anagrammatism
  • anagrammatist

See also

  • alphagram
  • palindrome

Verb

to anagram (third-person singular simple present anagrams, present participle anagramming, simple past and past participle anagrammed)

  1. To form anagrams.

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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