Definition of backronym in English:

backronym

Syllabification: back·ro·nym
Pronunciation: /ˈbakrəˌnim/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A fanciful expansion of an existing acronym or word, such as “port out, starboard home” for posh.

Origin

blend of back and acronym.

Definition of backronym in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbəʊɡ(ə)l
noun
a phantom or goblin