portmanteau word

noun
blend ( def 9 ).

Origin:
1880–85

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portmanteau word
 
n
another name for blend
 
[C19: from the idea that two meanings are packed into one word]

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portmanteau word

a word composed of parts of two or more words, such as chortle from chuckle and snort and motel from motor and hotel. The term was first used by Lewis Carroll to describe many of the unusual words in his Through the Looking-Glass (1871), particularly in the poem "Jabberwocky." Other authors who have experimented with such words are James Joyce and Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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It's a perfect example of a portmanteau word, a coined word that blends two other words in form and meaning.
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