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

- In linguistics, a blend—also known as a blend word, lexical blend, or portmanteau—is a word formed, usually intentionally, by combining the sounds and...
- Look up portmanteau in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A portmanteau is a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two...
- A portmanteau is a piece of luggage, usually made of leather and opening into two equal parts. Some are large, upright, and hinged at the back and enable...
- This is a selection of portmanteau words. Wiktionary has a category on English blends. Hvaldimir, from Norwegian hval (whale) and Russian President Vladimir...
- This is a list of geographic portmanteaus. Portmanteaus (also called blends) are names constructed by combining elements of two, or occasionally more,...
- 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 inhibitor is a drug that is a combination of two drug molecules, each of which is itself a type of inhibitor. The term was coined in 2007...
- others. The equivalence of these conditions is sometimes known as the Portmanteau theorem. Definition. Let S {\displaystyle S} be a metric space with its...
- PMID 26733894. The term "portmanteau" is supposed to refer to "blends" originally (e.g., "smog" that is blended from "smoke" and "fog"). Portmanteau constructions...
- Californication is a portmanteau of California and fornication, appearing in Time on May 6, 1966 and written about on August 21, 1972, additionally seen...