Submitted by wordie the wordoid on July 9, 2017 English 0 Comments anacronym an acronym derived from a phrase or group of words that are no longer popularly known Did you know that the term “radar” is an anacronym of RAdio Detection And Ranging” or “RAdio Direction And Ranging”? 00 Be the 1st to vote for this wordoid.Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Related Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter an answer in digits:17 − 8 = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.