Synonyms for portmanteau-word
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- 1. blend, portmanteau word, portmanteau, neologism, neology, coinage
- usage: 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"