Superior Person’s Tuesday: Heteromorphic

Sometimes known as the metamorphosis called "puberty."

Heteromorphic a. Having different forms at different stages of the life cycle. As for example the caterpillar/butterfly. Or your friend Marion, who goes to the office on Friday in her Dragon Lady With Full Make-Up form and then appears in her back yard on Saturday in her Jumpsuit And Thongs Without Make-Up form.

hermione-granger-before-and-after

The cast of the Harry Potter series can certainly be classified as heteromorphic.
The cast of the Harry Potter series can certainly be classified as such.

Each Tuesday we’ll offer up a Superior Word for the edification of our Superior Readers, via the volumes of the inimitable Peter Bowler. Be on the look out for a new edition of The Superior Person’s Complete Book of Words, coming Fall 2016.