alphabet soup

noun
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of alphabet soup

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

Examples of alphabet soup in a Sentence

  1. a bowl of alphabet soup

  2. the alphabet soup of designer drugs that were available to patrons of the once-notorious disco

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First Known Use of alphabet soup

1884

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ALPHABET SOUP Defined for English Language Learners

alphabet soup

Definition of alphabet soup for English Language Learners

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


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