Main meanings of -gram in English

: -gram1-gram2

-gram1

Pronunciation /ɡram/

  • In nouns denoting something written or recorded (especially in a certain way)

    ‘cryptogram’
    • ‘heliogram’

Origin

From Greek gramma ‘thing written, letter of the alphabet’, from graphein ‘write’.

Main meanings of -gram in English

: -gram1-gram2

-gram2

Pronunciation /ɡram/

  • In nouns denoting a person paid to deliver a novelty greeting or message as a humorous surprise for the recipient.

    • ‘kissogram’

Origin

On the pattern of telegram.