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alphabet soup

alphabet soup

noun

: a type of soup for children with small noodles that are shaped like letters of the alphabet

Full Definition of ALPHABET SOUP

:  a hodgepodge especially of initials (as of the names of organizations)

Examples of ALPHABET SOUP

  1. a bowl of alphabet soup
  2. <the alphabet soup of designer drugs that were available to patrons of the once-notorious disco>

First Known Use of ALPHABET SOUP

1934

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