a reversed acronym. The word "backronym" was coined in 1983 by KRS-ONE, who created his rap name and then made a backronym for it, making the letters stand for something.
KRS-ONE making his name to stand for "Knowledge Reigns Supreme - Over Nearly Everyone" is an example of a backronym.
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