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

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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"


  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.


  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.

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  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

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