Is Word retronyms Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary?

retronyms is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

retronyms Scrabble score: 10

Meaning of retronyms

  • A new term created from an existing word in order to distinguish it from the meaning that has emerged through progress or technological development (e.g., cloth diaper is a retronym necessitated by the fact that diaper now more commonly refers to a disposable diaper)
  • RETRONYM, a term coined to distinguish the original referent from a later development [n]