What is another word for portmanteau word?37 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ p_ˈɔː_t_m_a_n_t_ˌəʊ w_ˈɜː_d], [ pˈɔːtmantˌə͡ʊ wˈɜːd], [ pˈɔːtmantˌəʊ wˈɜːd]
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Definition for Portmanteau word:
- a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "` smog' is a blend of ` smoke' and ` fog'"; "` motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining ` motor' and ` hotel'"; "` brunch' is a well- known portmanteau"
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