Try Our Apps


WATCH "Lumbersexual"

Metamorphosis, The

noun, German Die Verwandlung
a short story (1915) by Franz Kafka. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
the metamorphosis in Culture

“The Metamorphosis” definition

(1916) A story by Franz Kafka. It is a tale of psychological terror, in which a salesman named Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Metamorphosis, The

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for the

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for the metamorphosis