American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To change into a different shape or form, especially one that is fantastic or bizarre. See Synonyms at convert.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To transform into some other person or thing, as by magic; convert or transform in general.
- v. transitive To completely alter the form of.
- v. intransitive To completely alter one's form.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. colloq. To change into a different shape; to transform.
- v. change completely the nature or appearance of
- 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. (Wiktionary)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As most of you know I don't play memes unless I can transmogrify them into something strange, but this one caught my eye and I'll play it straight.”
“For every one person like Keith I've ever known -- for every person who's ever fanatically endeavored to transmogrify the beautiful love of God into the horrible hatred of men -- I've known 200 who are quiety and humbly working, in Christ's name, to make the world a better, more loving place for all.”
“I wonder if this exchange will transmogrify to become: “I was debating President Obama last week …””
“Like previous stories, these characters continue to transmogrify in new and imaginative ways while providing a platform for witty dialogue and characterizations.”
“The colour-coded branding will accompany the whole of the BBC's coverage – orange for the 70-day torch relay and gold for the Olympics itself although no word on whether this will imperceptibly transmogrify into bronze, depending on the performance of Team GB.”
“Neither Ireland, Greece nor Portugal has yet managed to so transmogrify itself, and so if the ECB's interest rate suits Germany, it won't suit them.”
“Is he a solid Conservative not likely to transmogrify into a RINO in DC?”
“This is supposed to comfort you, because just as easily as Mr. Burnett got himself into this slump, he supposedly will snap out of it and transmogrify into Ubaldo Jimenez.”
“Does anyone really expect Mr. Woods to transmogrify into Mr. Rogers?”
“I repeated the same exchange I had with the nurse and watched him transmogrify from caregiver to insurance corporation Hessian, even though my entire visit was covered by the state.”
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