- to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.
Origin of transmogrify
Related Words for transmogrificationrevolution, about-face, correction, distortion, metamorphosis, adjustment, diversification, conversion, compression, variety, addition, novelty, mutation, reconstruction, innovation, modification, vicissitude, transformation, transmutation, revision
Examples from the Web for transmogrification
Contemporary Examples of 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
Historical Examples of transmogrification
- (tr) jocular to change or transform into a different shape, esp a grotesque or bizarre one
Word Origin for transmogrify
Word Origin and History for transmogrification
"to change completely," 1650s, apparently a perversion of transmigure, from transmigrate, perhaps influenced by modify. Related: Transmogrified; transmogrifying.