backronym - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an acronym created to fit an already existing word. A blending of the words "back" and "acronym."

    Some people think gorp stands for "good old raisins and peanuts," but it's probably just a backronym.

    Submitted by seven.exiles from United States on 06/09/2011