Thesaurus / portmanteau
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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.
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.
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
And he rose at once, reshouldered the portmanteau, and taking the candle in his other hand, moved forward to the Lodge.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
His gold he wrapped in a cambric cloth, put it into a shot bag, and then into a portmanteau.
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