alphabet soup

a soup containing small noodles in the shapes of letters of the alphabet.

1905–10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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alphabet soup definition

  1. n.
    initialisms and acronyms in general. : Just look at the telephone book! You can't find anything because it's filled with alphabet soup.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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