Definition of Lipogram. Meaning of Lipogram. Synonyms of Lipogram

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Definition of Lipogram

Lipogram
Lipogram Lip"o*gram (l[i^]p"[-o]*gr[a^]m; 277), n. [Gr. lei`pein, lipei^n, to leave, omit + -gram.] A writing composed of words not having a certain letter or letters; -- as in the Odyssey of Tryphiodorus there was no A in the first book, no B in the second, and so on.

Meaning of Lipogram from wikipedia

- A lipogram (from Ancient Gr****: λειπογράμματος, leipográmmatos, "leaving out a letter") is a kind of constrained writing or word game consisting of writing...
- Gadsby is a 1939 novel by Ernest Vincent Wright written as a lipogram, which does not include words that contain the letter E. The plot revolves around...
- used since before 1800. In a sense, the pangram is the opposite of the lipogram, in which the aim is to omit one or more letters. Short pangrams in English...
- construction of Life A User's Manual. As well as established techniques, such as lipograms (Perec's novel A Void) and palindromes, the group devises new methods...
- the right-hand side, and so the longest "right-handed" word is crwth. Lipogram List of the longest English words with one syllable Longest English sentence...
- English is E. This makes it a hard and po****r letter to use when writing lipograms. Ernest Vincent Wright's Gadsby (1939) is considered a "dreadful" novel...
- Infinite monkey theorem Lexical analysis Lexeme Lexicography Lexicon Lipogram The Library of Babel Palindrome Pangram Sequence alignment Atbash cipher...
- interpreted as numerals and rearranged to stand for a particular date Lipogram: a writing in which certain letter is missing Univocalic: a type of poetry...
- A Void, translated from the original French La Disparition (literally, "The Disappearance"), is a 300-page French lipogrammatic novel, written in 1969...
- script Cyrillic English alphabet Hangul ICAO (NATO) spelling alphabet Lipogram List of alphabets Pangram Thai script Thoth Transliteration Unicode Coulmas...
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