Citations:portmanteau word

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English citations of portmanteau word

  • 1984 "Popular Science"‎ - March 1984 - Page 116
    "Swatch" is a portmanteau word for the new $30- to-$35 quartz-analog Swiss watch that's manufactured by ETA of Switzerland.
  • 1992 "CIO magazine" 1 May 1992
    In the late 1930s, a portmanteau word was formed to blend the world of glittering celebrities with these intellectuals: glitterati.
  • 2002 Joseph Mark Conte, "Design and debris: a chaotics of postmodern American fiction"‎ - Page 223
    “Chaosmos” is James Joyce's portmanteau word for the interrelation of chaos and cosmos, disorder and order.