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A stackronym is an acronym built using other acronyms.

A stackronym is not the same as a recursive acronym, which is an acronym built with itself as part of the acronym.
AIM - AOL Instant Messenger
AOL - America Onine
AIM = America Online Instant Messenger

GTK+ - GIMP Toolkit
GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program
GNU - GNU's Not Unix
GTK+ = GNU's Not Unix Image Manipulation Program Toolkit
by Nynexman4464 October 15, 2004
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