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alphabet British & World English

A set of letters or symbols in a fixed order used to represent the basic set of speech sounds of a language, especially the set of letters from A to Z

alphabet English Thesaurus

can you say the alphabet backwards?

alphabet soup British & World English

A confusing or confused mixture of things

finger alphabet British & World English

A form of sign language using the fingers to spell out words

manual alphabet British & World English

Another term for finger alphabet.

initial teaching alphabet British & World English

A 44-letter phonetic alphabet used to help those beginning to read and write English. It was used in many British primary schools in the 1960s but is now rarely seen

International Phonetic Alphabet British & World English

An internationally recognized set of phonetic symbols developed in the late 19th century, based on the principle of strict one-to-one correspondence between sounds and symbols