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) is a linguistic blend of words, in which parts...
- This is a selection of portmanteau words. beefalo, from beef and buffalo Brangus, from Brahman and Angus breeds of cattle cameleopard, from camel and...
- 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...
- 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...
- 2001, by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Sanger coined its name, as a portmanteau of "wiki" (the Hawaiian word for "quick") and "encyclopedia". Initially...
- 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...
- A portmanteau (/pɔːrtˈmæntoʊ/ (listen), /ˌpɔːrtmænˈtoʊ/; plural portmanteaux or portmanteaus) was a traveling bag (suitcase style) used as a mailbag. During...
- than one portmanteau word; since they are not breeds, any portmanteau word the owner or breeder wishes may be used. Some of the portmanteau word names...
- as a result of the 2019–20 COVID-19 outbreak. The name "Wuhan" is a portmanteau of the two major cities on the northern and southern banks of the Yangtze...
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