ac·​ro·​phon·​ic | \¦a-krə-¦fä-nik\

Definition of acrophonic 

1 : having to do with acrophony

2 : instituted or used on the basis of acrophony

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Other Words from acrophonic

acrophonically \ ¦a-​krə-​¦fä-​nə-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of acrophonic

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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