Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun portmanteau_word

1 sense of portmanteau word

Sense 1
blend, portmanteau word, portmanteau -- (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")
       => neologism, neology, coinage -- (a newly invented word or phrase)

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