[ dih-fawrm ]
/ dɪˈfɔrm /
Dr. Seuss’s Most Magical Made-Up WordsLet’s take a quick look at some of our favorite examples of Seuss's fanciful linguistics.
The Most Notorious Nicknames In HistoryNicknames are usually cute endearments we give to friends or loved ones. But sometimes, we attribute nicknames to infamous figures of notoriety. Think "Ivan the Terrible" or "The Butcher of Bosnia" or Vlad the Impaler." Here are the most notorious nicknames in history.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for most-deform
/ (dɪˈfɔːm) /
to make or become misshapen or distorted
(tr) to mar the beauty of; disfigure
(tr) to subject or be subjected to a stress that causes a change of dimensions
Derived Formsdeformable, adjectivedeformability, noundeformer, noun
Word Origin for deform
C15: from Latin dēformāre, from de- + forma shape, beauty
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for most-deform
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper