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  1. portmanteau

    • IPA[pôrtˈmantō]

    美式

    • n.
      a large trunk or suitcase, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.;a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel (from ‘motor’ and ‘hotel’) or brunch (from ‘breakfast’ and ‘lunch’)
    • noun: portmanteau, plural noun: portmanteaux

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a large trunk or suitcase, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.
    • 2. a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel (from ‘motor’ and ‘hotel’) or brunch (from ‘breakfast’ and ‘lunch’) podcast is a portmanteau, a made-up word coined from a combination of the words iPod and broadcast a portmanteau word combining smoke and fog
    • consisting of or combining two or more aspects or qualities a portmanteau movie composed of excerpts from his most famous films
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    • IPA[pɔːtˈmantəʊ]

    英式

    • n.
      a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.

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