Definitions For Pictogram


PICTOGRAM (plural PICTOGRAMs) A picture that represents a word or an idea by illustration.

Usage notes

Strictly speaking, a pictogram represents by illustration, an ideogram represents an idea, and a logogram represents a word. Casually, pictogram is used to represent all of these: it is a picture representing some concept.


pictograph hieroglyph

Related terms

emoji ideogram logogram


Catalan: pictograma, m Chinese: : Mandarin: 象形, tr=xiàngxíng, sc=Hani Danish: piktogram, n Estonian: piktogramm Finnish: piktogrammi French: pictogramme, m Galician: pictograma, m German: Piktogramm, n Greek: εικονόγραμμα, n, εικονοσύμβολο, n Hungarian: piktogram Ido: piktogramo Italian: pittogramma, m Japanese: 象形, tr=shōkei Korean: 그림문자 Norwegian: : Bokmål: piktogram, n : Nynorsk: piktogram, n Polish: piktogram, m Portuguese: pictograma, m Russian: пиктогра́мма, f Slovene: piktogram, m Spanish: pictograma, m Swedish: piktogram, n Turkish: resim yazı, resimli çizenek

Alternative forms

pictogramme {{qualifier, rare}}

Is Pictogram a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Pictogram is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

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