1. a word element meaning `something drawn or written', as in diagram, epigram, telegram, monogram.

2. a word element indicating a telegram, usually designed to embarrass the recipient by being presented in public by a specified type of person, as a pregnant person, fat person, etc., or a person dressed in a particular way, as a gorilla, clown, etc., or performing in a specified way, as stripping, singing, kissing, etc., as strip-a-gram, fat-a-gram.
{Greek -gramma something drawn or written, or -grammon relating to a stroke or line}
a word element meaning `grams', `of or relating to a gram', as in kilogram.

{Greek gramma small weight}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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