Friday, January 26, 2001
transmogrify verb [trans-MOG-ruh-fy] To change into a different shape or to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect.
Definitions for transmogrify
- To change into a different shape or to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect.
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Citations for transmogrify
A washing machine transmogrified into a guitar.
For the impulsive sin of turning to look back at the funereal pyre of Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot's wife is transmogrified into a pillar of salt as she flees the inferno.
Origin of transmogrify
Transmogrify is perhaps a humorous blend of transmigrate (for the form) and transmute (for the sense).