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Meaning of ACROPHONY

Pronunciation:  u'krâfunee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  naming a letter of the alphabet by using a word whose initial sound is the sound represented by that letter
 

ACROPHONY is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: naming

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*croph"o*ny\, n. [Gr. 'a`kros extreme + ? sound.]
The use of a picture symbol of an object to represent
phonetically the initial sound of the name of the object.

 

 

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