I. noun a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letters of another, such as spar, formed from rasp. II. derivatives 1. anagrammatic /anəɡrəˈmatɪk / adjective
2. anagrammatical adjective
– origin late 16th cent.: from French anagramme or modern Latin anagramma, from Greek ana- ‘back, anew’ + gramma ‘letter’.