Definition of Backronym

1. Noun. A word that is either not an acronym but is taken to be one and for which a full form is invented by back-formation, or is an acronym and for which an alternative full form is invented by back-formation. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Backronym

backreaction
backreactions
backread
backreading
backreads
backreference
backreferences
backrest
backrests
backroad
backroads
backroll
backrolled
backrolling
backrolls
backronym (current term)
backronyms
backroom
backroom boy
backroom staff
backrooms
backrower
backrowers
backrub
backrubs
backrush
backrushes
backs
backs up
backsaw

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