Alphabet
Acronym meaning
[ak-ruh-nim]
Definitions of acronym is:
  • countable noun acronym
    An acronym is a word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase, especially when this is used as a name. An example of an acronym is NATO which is made up of the first letters of the 'North Atlantic Treaty Organization'.
  • noun acronym
    a pronounceable name made up of a series of initial letters or parts of words; for example, UNESCO for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  • noun acronym
    a word formed from the first (or first few) letters of a series of words, as radar, from radio detecting and ranging