Example sentences for: anagrams

How can you use “anagrams” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For many years, the crossword puzzles published in Britain, like those published in VERBATIM) have been of the cryptic kind, differing from the typical American variety by a diagram that does not cross-key every letter of every word and by clues that are not simply straightforward matter, like the solution ers for bitter vetch and other otherwise useless bits of information; for one thing, many of the clues are anagrams, which is where Puzlpack comes in.

  • Hidden anagrams might be lurking there, awaiting the alert scholar to come along and detect them.

  • If everyone had this software, there would be no point in using anagrams in clues, I suppose; on the other hand, not everyone does, and the use of such aids is probably ruled out in competitions where the entrants are controlled--that is, not working at home.

  • More important, no mention has been made of the possibility of chopping the answer into convenient pieces which are separately represented in the clue by anagrams, synonyms, etc.

  • A word of caution, however: as with forming palindromes or anagrams in one's head, it can become a mania more likely to promote insomnia as one searches for additional examples, more grist for the linguistic mill.


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