Pronunciation: (an'u-gram"), [key]
—n., v., -grammed, -gram•ming.
1. a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”
2. anagrams, (used with a sing. v.) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters.
1. to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them.
2. to rearrange (the letters of a text) so as to discover a secret message.
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