Synonyms for portmanteau word

Synonyms for (noun) portmanteau word

Synonyms: portmanteau, portmanteau word, blend

Definition: a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings

Usage: `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

Similar words: neologism, neology, coinage

Definition: a newly invented word or phrase

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