Anagrammatic



a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”.
anagrams, (used with a singular verb) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters.
to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them.
to rearrange (the letters of a text) so as to discover a secret message.
Historical Examples

The anagrammatic argument had been neatly put by Sir Dudley Carleton, convincing no man.
The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II. John Lothrop Motley

Like many of these trifles, it will be observed that the anagrammatic reading is incomplete.
Diary of John Manningham John Manningham

The abandonment of this remarkable figure may be explained by its mysterious and anagrammatic character.
The Catacombs of Rome William Henry Withrow

noun
a word or phrase the letters of which can be rearranged into another word or phrase
n.

transposition of letters in a word so as to form another, 1580s, from French anagramme or Modern Latin anagramma (16c.), both from Greek anagrammatizein “transpose letters,” from ana- “up, back” (see ana-) + gramma (genitive grammatos) “letter” (see grammar). Related: Anagrammatical; anagrammatically.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Anagrammatize

    to transpose into an . verb to arrange into an anagram

  • Anagrammed

    a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”. anagrams, (used with a singular verb) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters. to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them. to rearrange (the […]



  • Anagrammer

    noun a person who enjoys solving anagrams

  • Anagramming

    a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”. anagrams, (used with a singular verb) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters. to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them. to rearrange (the […]



Disclaimer: Anagrammatic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.