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Anagrams

An anagram is a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. Anagrams can be useful by helping a child or student become aware of both spelling and spelling patterns.

List of Anagram Words

We categorized each anagram into 3 categories: easy, medium and hard. We hope this information will assist you in selecting words that are appropriate for your child or student.

Easy Anagrams

act – cat case – aces note – tone tar – rat
aide – idea earth – heart ours – sour tea – eat
ape – pea fast – fats pat – tap urn – run
are – ear flow – wolf pear – reap use – Sue
arm – ram God – dog pins – spins war – raw
bare – bear mars – rams pots – spots was – saw
beak – bake meat – team ring – grin wed – dew
best – bets meats – steam sink – skin who – how
boss – sobs nap – pan slip – lips won – now
café – face night – thing tab – bat yap – pay
care – race

Medium Anagrams

atom – bomb meals – males saint – satin
avenge – Geneva meals – Salem sales – seals
balm – lamb mean – mane salts – lasts
blot – bolt melon – lemon salvages – Las Vegas
blow – bowl moist – omits sharp – harps
brag – grab more – Rome shrub – brush
chum – much needs – dense siren – rinse
coal – cola nerved – Denver skids – disks
counts – Tucson none – neon skill – kills
diagnose – San Diego nude – dune snail – nails
diary – dairy ocean – canoe sober – robes
domains – Madison pace – cape soils – oils
dottier – Detroit pairs – Paris solo – Oslo
fired – fried pale – leap spray – prays
fringe – finger panels – Naples stack – tacks
hasten – Athens parks – spark stick – ticks
iced – dice pools – spool strip – trips
inch – chin ports – sport study – dusty
keen – knee posts – stops team – meat
lamp – palm races – cares tooled – Toledo
last – salt reap – pear votes – stove
limped – dimple reef – free waits – waist
lion – loin robed – bored wasps – swaps
looted – Toledo rock – cork wells – swell
lump – plum room – moor west – stew
march – charm ropes – pores what – thaw
mash – hams

Hard Anagrams

a decimal point – I’m a dot in place monasteries – Amen stories
a near miss – an air miss old England – golden land
an aisle – is a lane restaurant – runs a treat
considerate – care is noted saintliness – least in sins
conversation – voices rant on Semolina – is no meal
dormitory – dirty room signature – a true sign
dynamite – may it end Statue of Liberty – built to stay free
eleven plus two – twelve plus one the earthquakes – that queer shake
Fourth of July – joyful fourth the Morse Code – here come dots
gold and silver – grand old evils the nudist colony – no untidy clothes
HMS Pinafore – name for ship the tennis pro – he in net sport
limericks – slick rime Valentine poem – pen mate in love
departed this life – He’s left it, dead; RIP
the public art galleries – large picture halls, I bet
year two thousand – a year to shut down

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Source Fry, E.B., Ph.D. & Kress, J.E., Ed.D. (2006). The Reading Teacher’s Book of Lists 5th Edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.

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