- to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.
Origin of transmogrify
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Examples from the Web for transmogrification
It was “currently under cannibalization and transmogrification into a very strange movie,” he said then, and that was that.Inside 'The Rum Diary'
November 4, 2011
- (tr) jocular to change or transform into a different shape, esp a grotesque or bizarre one
C17: of unknown origin
Word Origin and History for transmogrification
"to change completely," 1650s, apparently a perversion of transmigure, from transmigrate, perhaps influenced by modify. Related: Transmogrified; transmogrifying.
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