Definition of Portmanteau. Meaning of Portmanteau. Synonyms of Portmanteau

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Definition of Portmanteau

Portmanteau
Portmanteau Port*man"teau, n.; pl. Portmanteaus. [F. porte-manteau; porter to carry + manteau a cloak, mantle. See Port to carry, and Mantle.] A bag or case, usually of leather, for carrying wearing apparel, etc., on journeys. --Thackeray.

Meaning of Portmanteau from wikipedia

- A portmanteau (/pɔːrtˈmæntoʊ/ (listen), /ˌpɔːrtmænˈtoʊ/) or portmanteau word (from French "porte-manteau" (coat rack) ; in French: mot-valise) is a linguistic...
- A portmanteau is a piece of luggage, usually made of leather and opening into two equal parts. Some were large, upright, and hinged at the back and enabled...
- A portmanteau is a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more distinct forms, e.g., smog from smoke and fog. Portmanteau...
- A portmanteau test is a type of statistical hypothesis test in which the null hypothesis is well specified, but the alternative hypothesis is more loosely...
- This is a selection of portmanteau words. beefalo, from beef and buffalo Beelzebufo, from Beelzebub and Bufo buggalo, from bug and buffalo Brangus, from...
- An anthology film (also known as an omnibus film, package film, or portmanteau film) is a subgenre of films consisting of several different short films...
- others. The equivalence of these conditions is sometimes known as the Portmanteau theorem. Definition. Let S {\displaystyle S} be a metric space with its...
- This is a list of geographic portmanteaus. Portmanteaus (also called blends) are names constructed by combining elements of two, or occasionally more,...
- Antonello returning. Fans and the press sometimes refer to the duo with the portmanteau "Zude". In its 2014 second season, Hit the Floor introduced Adam Senn...
- A portmanteau (/pɔːrtˈmæntoʊ/ (listen), /ˌpɔːrtmænˈtoʊ/; plural portmanteaux or portmanteaus) was a traveling bag (suitcase style) used as a mailbag. During...
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