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synonyms for portmanteau

  • bag
  • gladstone
  • luggage
  • valise
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How to use portmanteau in a sentence

Marketers love a portmanteau, and this one refers to the blending of physical and digital realms that gathered steam due to the pandemic.
CMO SUMMIT RECAP: HOW MARKETERS ARE ADJUSTING TO THE DELAYED PHASE-OUT OF THIRD-PARTY COOKIESSARA JERDEJULY 27, 2021DIGIDAY
Plogging—a portmanteau of jogging and the Swedish term plocka upp, which means “pick up”—was created in 2016 by Erik Ahlstrom, a Swedish runner who was tired of seeing so much trash on his daily jogs.
PLOGGING IS OUR NEW FAVORITE WAY TO GET OUTSIDEOUTSIDE EDITORSAPRIL 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
One of my biggest concerns was balancing work and vacation, and not tipping the portmanteau scale too far in one direction.
WAS A THREE-WEEK TRIP TO NEW ORLEANS FOR WORK OR VACATION? BOTH.ANDREA SACHSFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Making this dish for my Jamaican husband and our two small “Trin-Ja-Merican” children — a fitting portmanteau to describe their multicultural heritage — I appreciate the warmth and satiating quality that aloo and channa confers.
TRINIDAD-STYLE ALOO AND CHANNA INFUSES AN INDIAN CLASSIC WITH CARIBBEAN FLAVORBRIGID WASHINGTONJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This dermatological condition—a portmanteau of “mask” and “acne”—affects people of all ages and skin types, regardless of whether they have a history of skin irritation.
MASK UP WITHOUT BREAKING OUT. HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT PANDEMIC ACNE.SANDRA GUTIERREZ G.DECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The paper also came up with the portmanteau “gerrymander,” sealing the governor’s legacy in a common disenfranchisement tactic that still continues centuries later.
THE STORY BEHIND THE MOST FRAUDULENT ELECTION IN HISTORYPOPSCI STAFFOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The portmanteau was the sign of youth and progress; old-fashioned people stuck to the carpet bag.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Such thoughts as these passed through the worthy officer's mind as he carefully packed his portmanteau.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He had not even had the energy to finish his packing, and his clothes and papers lay on the floor about the portmanteau.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
When they saw my portmanteau (twenty-five pounds in weight), they were quite puzzled to know what to do with it.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO PORTMANTEAU

  • bin
  • carton
  • case
  • casket
  • chest
  • coffer
  • crate
  • pack
  • package
  • portmanteau
  • receptacle
  • trunk
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