ALL meanings of acrostic

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  • noun acrostic a number of lines of writing, such as a poem, certain letters of which form a word, proverb, etc. A single acrostic is formed by the initial letters of the lines, a double acrostic by the initial and final letters, and a triple acrostic by the initial, middle, and final letters 3
  • noun acrostic the word, proverb, etc, so formed 3
  • noun acrostic (as modifier) 3
  • noun acrostic a verse or arrangement of words in which certain letters in each line, such as the first or last, when taken in order spell out a word, motto, etc. 3
  • adjective acrostic of or like an acrostic 3
  • noun acrostic A poem, word puzzle, or other composition in which certain letters in each line form a word or words. 1
  • noun acrostic type of word puzzle 1
  • noun acrostic poem using initials 1
  • noun acrostic a series of lines or verses in which the first, last, or other particular letters when taken in order spell out a word, phrase, etc. 1
  • adjective acrostic Also, acrostical. of, like, or forming an acrostic. 1
  • noun acrostic A poem or other text in which certain letters, often the first in each line, spell out a name or message. 0
  • noun acrostic A particular kind of word puzzle: its solutions form an anagram of a quotation, and their initials often form its author. 0
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