verb (used with object), an·a·grammed, an·a·gram·ming.
Origin of anagram
Examples from the Web for anagram
[From The Daily Beast's own Brian Ries] Hi Ron Paul your name is an anagram for "Our Plan."
Even the title of the film is an anagram of “Truths Denials.”
It consists of short poems, and each one forms an acrostic, and commences with an anagram of the name.History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
In each pan place a group of articles or pictures which will represent in anagram the filling of a pie.Suppers|Paul Pierce
The motto "Sa vertv matire" is an anagram on the name Marie Stuuarte.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
It is time for me to disclose the method of reading the letters which some weeks since I sent you as an anagram.The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei|Galileo Galilei
He clearly names the mixture of Saltpetre with Sulphur, but the third ingredient, Carbon, is concealed in the form of an anagram.Scientific Studies|Henry Dircks
British Dictionary definitions for anagram
Word Origin for anagram
Word Origin and History for anagram
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.