What does acrophony mean?

acrophony meaning in General Dictionary

the employment of a picture logo of an object to portray phonetically the original sound of the name of the object

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  • naming a letter associated with the alphabet by using a word whose preliminary sound is the noise represented by that letter
  • using a picture logo of an object to portray phonetically the first sound associated with the title for the item.

acrophony meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The usage a photo expression of an object to express phonetically the initial sound of title associated with the object.


Sentence Examples with the word acrophony

I It seems that acrophony (giving to a sign the value of the first letter of its name) was indulged in only by priests of the latest age, inventing fantastic modes of writing their vain repetitions on the temple walls.

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