Anagram - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈænəɡræm|  American pronunciation of the word anagram
Brit.  |ˈanəɡram|  British pronunciation of the word anagram

noun

- a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase

verb

- read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning (syn: anagrammatise, anagrammatize)

Examples

The word “secure” is an anagram of “rescue.”

'Silent' is an anagram of 'listen'.

Word forms

noun
singular: anagram
plural: anagrams
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