Meaning of -GRAM in English


-gram /ɡræm/ BrE AmE suffix [in nouns]

[ Language: Latin ; Origin: -gramma , from Greek , from gramma ; ⇨ ↑ gram ]

a message delivered as an amusing surprise:

On his birthday we sent him a kissagram (=a woman who was paid to give him a message and kiss him) .

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.