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acronym

a word formed from the initial letters of a name or by combining initial letters or parts of a series of words

anonymous

not named or identified; done by someone unknown

antonym

a word that means the opposite of another word

eponym

(noun) a person for whom something (city, building, street) has been named

heteronym

word spelled like another, but differing in sound and meaning (ex. bass—as in music; and bass—as in fish)

homonym

one of two or more words that are pronounced alike but have different spellings and meanings, such as isle and aisle

onomatopoeia

the formation of words that imitate sounds asscociated with the objects or actions to wich they refer

oronym

a string of words that sounds the same as another string of words, such as gray day and grade A

pseudonym

false name; fictitious name

synonym

one of two or more words that have the same meaning

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