Anagram

Definition of Anagram

An´a`gram   Pronunciation: ăn´å`grăm
n.1.Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in its usual wider sense, the change of one word or phrase into another by the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned into I moyl in law.
v. t.1.To anagrammatize.
Some of these anagramed his name, Benlowes, into Benevolus.
- Warburton.

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abuse of terms, acrostic, amphibologism, amphiboly, calembour, charade, conundrum, corruption, equivocality, equivoque, jeu de mots, logogram, logogriph, malapropism, metagram, missaying, palindrome, paronomasia, play on words, pun, punning, rebus, riddle, spoonerism, wordplay
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