What does transmogrify mean?

Definitions for transmogrify
trænsˈmɒg rəˌfaɪ, trænz-trans·mo·gri·fy

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word transmogrify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. metamorphose, transfigure, transmogrifyverb

    change completely the nature or appearance of

    "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"

Wiktionary

  1. transmogrifyverb

    To completely alter the form of.

  2. transmogrifyverb

    To completely alter one's form.

  3. Etymology: Origin uncertain, but possibly from transmigure or transmigrate. It is also possible that this word is a formation derived from maugre, hence it originally signified the "evil eye", but under the influence of the former etymologies shifted its meaning to its sense of "transformation". Another possibility is a humorous blending of transfigure and modify.

ChatGPT

  1. transmogrify

    Transmogrify means to change or alter greatly, often in a surprising, bizarre, or magical manner. It can be used to describe the transformation of people, objects, or situations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transmogrifyverb

    to change into a different shape; to transform

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Transmogrify

    trans-mog′ri-fī, v.t. (coll.) to transform into something else, as by magic.—n. Transmogrificā′tion.

How to pronounce transmogrify?

How to say transmogrify in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transmogrify in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transmogrify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


Translations for transmogrify

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for transmogrify »

Translation

Find a translation for the transmogrify definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"transmogrify." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 19 Apr. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/transmogrify>.

Discuss these transmogrify definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for transmogrify? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    A aspiration
    B relocation
    C fancy
    D investigating

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for transmogrify: