pangram

[ pan-gruh m, -gram, pang- ]
/ ˈpæn grəm, -græm, ˈpæŋ- /

noun

a sentence, verse, etc., that includes all the letters of the alphabet.

Nearby words

  1. panglossian,
  2. pango pango,
  3. pangola grass,
  4. pangolin,
  5. pangopango,
  6. pangrammatic,
  7. panguingue,
  8. pangwe,
  9. panhandle,
  10. panhandle state

Origin of pangram

First recorded in 1930–35; pan- + -gram1

Related formspan·gram·mat·ic [pan-gruh-mat-ik, pang-] /ˌpæn grəˈmæt ɪk, ˌpæŋ-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for pangram

pangram

/ (ˈpæŋˌɡræm) /

noun

a sentence incorporating all the letters of the alphabet, such as the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
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