A mode of expressing words and phrases by pictures of objects whose names resemble those words, or the syllables of which they are composed; enigmatical representation of words by figures; hence, a peculiar form of riddle made up of such representations.
A pictorial suggestion on a coat of arms of the name of the person to whom it belongs. See Canting arms, under Canting.
the use of a picture or symbol that suggests a word or a syllable, as U R the _ 2 my _ suggests you are the key to my heart.
A heraldic device that is a pictorial pun on the name of the bearer.
A rebus is a puzzle where syllables or words are represented by pictures or individual letters.
a puzzle where you decode a message consisting of pictures representing syllables and words
a combination of words and pictures that make a sentence
a kind of puzzle that adds pictures to letters and numbers to make words and sentences
a kind of word puzzle, in which pictures are substituted for words in a piece of text
a kind of word puzzle which uses pictures to represent words or parts of words
a pictorial representation of a word or syllable
a picture of something used to represent a word with similar pronunciation
a picture puzzle, and it seemed to click
a picture representation of a name, word, or phrase we're all familiar with
a picture representation of a name, work, or phrase
a puzzle that consists of pictures of objects, signs, etc
a puzzle, usually representing a word or phrase in pictures and symbols
a puzzle where a picture stands in for a word in a narrative, and in our puzzles the pictures were of course our enamel designs
a puzzle where images are used to substitute words and sentences
a representation of a name / word / phrase using pictures
a representation of a word or phrase that uses pictures that sound like the word or phrase, or its syllables
a series of pictures and letters that add up to a phrase, like the bumpersticker "I (heart) my (dogface)" but cooler (and harder
a story that uses pictures and words
a traditional form of puzzle consisting of pictures whose names, when read aloud, sound out a well-known phrase, title, name, etc
a visual representation of a word or its meaning, as a form of visual pun, e
A picture that visually or nominally represents a word or a syllable. For example, a rebus of a knot could be used to symbolize either "knot" or "not".
The use of pictures and/or pictographs together to represent the syllables of a word.
A puzzle postcard on which words, phrases, or sentences are represented by pictures of objects and signs, the names of which, when sounded in sequence afford the solution.
A representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words.