anacronym

anacronym

An acronym that is no longer in common usage.
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Their rivals have reduced this to the anacronym P in the WC.
The dictionary includes the words "Skanger" and the newly recognised word of "BIFFO", one anacronym of which is: "Big Ignorant Fellow From Offaly".
Many of these symptoms can be identified and memorized by using an anacronym I borrowed from the dive industry; "CON-VENTID".
It is thought to come from "guappo", a word meaning someone who is arrogant - and not, as is sometimes suggested, anacronym for" with out papers" in reference to Italian emigration to the US in the late 19th century.