portmanteau

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /pɔːtˈmæn.təʊ/, SAMPA: /pO:t"m{nt@U/
  • (US) enPR: pôrt'măntō, IPA: /pɔːrtˈmæntoʊ/, SAMPA: /pO:rt"m{ntou/
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Noun[change]

Singular
portmanteau

Plural
portmanteaux or portmanteaus

  1. A portmanteau word.
    Pokémon is a portmanteau of "pocket" and "monster".
  2. A large case usually made of leather made of two parts.

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