Definitions

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  • verb transitive To turn a phrase into an acronym.

Etymologies

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From acronym +‎ -ize

Examples

  • To de-acronymize, you just said that GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDERED people aren't defined by who they like to boink!

    Archive 2005-03-01

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