Acrostic in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Acrostic

a poem or puzzle in which the first letters of each line spell out the word or phrase

Examples of Acrostic in a sentence

The poet made an acrostic in which the letters of all five lines spelled out the word “fear.”  🔊

In the newspaper, the acrostic puzzle contained 5 phrases that formed another word from their first letters.  🔊

An acrostic poem was lined up so that the first letters of the lines would give a cryptic message to the readers.  🔊

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