portmanteau in a sentence

Example sentences for portmanteau

Portmanteau film projects tend to be traps for second-rate work, but this collection is an exception to the dismal rule.
Share your favorite portmanteau words or invent your own.
It's a perfect example of a portmanteau word, a coined word that blends two other words in form and meaning.
Environmental management is somewhat of a portmanteau term that comprises many of the more academically accepted disciplines.
In the struggle the horse's bridle broke, and away went the horse into the woods, with a heavy portmanteau dancing at his side.

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