This longing for grimness actually has its own portmanteau word, ostalgie.
Whichever way you look at it, the are-they-or-aren't-they couple earned the portmanteau Brittana and a lot of attention.
And yet, they got over it and would go on to earn the portmanteau "Merkozy."
A portmanteau by way of the frontier, this term was given flight by Sarah Palin.
What was the Fascinating Friend supposed to have in her portmanteau?
They returned home just as it was growing dark, laden with basket and portmanteau.
The artist's servant entered, to fetch his master's portmanteau.
It requires a special genius, you know, to pack a portmanteau properly.
I—I certainly did get separated from my portmanteau, somehow, and I suppose it must have arrived before me.
Sampson's carpet-bag and portmanteau had been left in this sitting-room.
1580s, "traveling case or bag for clothes and other necessaries," from Middle French portemanteau "traveling bag," originally "court official who carried a prince's mantle" (1540s), from porte, imperative of porter "to carry" (see porter (n.1)) + manteau "cloak" (see mantle (n.)).
Portmanteau word "word blending the sound of two different words" (1882), coined by "Lewis Carroll" (Charles L. Dodgson, 1832-1898) for the sort of words he invented for "Jabberwocky," on notion of "two meanings packed up into one word." As a noun in this sense from 1872.