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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: 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" [syn: blend, portmanteau word, portmanteau]

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ambiguity, amphibology, blend, contamination, counterword, double entendre, equivocal, equivocality, equivocation, equivoque, hybrid, hybrid word, hybridism, macaronic, macaronicism, polysemant, portmanteau, portmantologism, pun, squinting construction, telescope word, weasel word



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