noun para·gram \ˈparəˌgram\

Definition of paragram

  1. :  a pun made by changing the letters of a word, especially the initial letter


noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of paragram

Greek (skōmma) para gramma (joke) by letter, from para beside, beyond, by + gramma letter — more at para-, gram

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