Definition of acrophony in English:

acrophony

noun

  • The use of a graphic symbol originally representing a word (or the object to which it refers) to denote the initial syllable or sound of that word.

Origin

Late 19th century. From acro- + -phony. Compare earlier acrophonetic, acrophonic.

Pronunciation

acrophony

/əˈkrɒfəni//əˈkrɒf(ə)ni/