[ krip-tuh-gram ]
/ ˈkrɪp təˌgræm /


a message or writing in code or cipher; cryptograph.
an occult symbol or representation.

Origin of cryptogram

First recorded in 1875–80; crypto- + -gram1

Related forms

cryp·to·gram·mic, cryp·to·gram·mat·ic [krip-tuh-gruh-mat-ik] /ˌkrɪp tə grəˈmæt ɪk/, cryp·to·gram·mat·i·cal, adjectivecryp·to·gram·ma·tist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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