[ trans-mog-ruh-fahy, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈmɒg rəˌfaɪ, trænz- /
verb (used with object), trans·mog·ri·fied, trans·mog·ri·fy·ing.
to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.
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Origin of transmogrify
OTHER WORDS FROM transmogrifytrans·mog·ri·fi·ca·tion, noun
Words nearby transmogrify
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British Dictionary definitions for transmogrify
/ (trænzˈmɒɡrɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) jocular to change or transform into a different shape, esp a grotesque or bizarre one
Derived forms of transmogrifytransmogrification, noun
Word Origin for transmogrify
C17: of unknown origin
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