Portmanteau
 
 
 
 
American English Standard Portmanteau Introduction

Learn the American English standard portmanteau used by Americans in everyday speech and in written materials.
Portmanteau Definition

A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words, in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel. In linguistics, a portmanteau is defined as a single morph that represents two or more morphemes.

The definition overlaps with the grammatical term contraction, but contractions are formed from words that would otherwise appear together in sequence, such as do and not to make don't, whereas a portmanteau word is formed by combining two or more existing words that all relate to a singular concept. A portmanteau also differs from a compound, which does not involve the truncation of parts of the stems of the blended words. For instance, starfish is a compound, not a portmanteau, of star and fish; whereas a hypothetical portmanteau of star and fish might be stish.
Acronyms letters A - M

American English Standard Portmanteau - letter A
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter B
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter C
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter D
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter E
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter F
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter G
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter H
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter I
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter J
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter K
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter L
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter M
Acronyms letters N - Z

American English Standard Portmanteau - letter N
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter O
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter P
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter Q
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter R
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter S
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter T
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter U
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter V
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter W
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter X
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter Y
American English Standard Portmanteau - letter Z
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