Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - portmanteau - Also called portmanteau word. Linguistics. a word made by putting together parts of other words, as motel, made from motor and hotel, brunch, from breakfast and lunch, or guesstimate, from guess and estimate.

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - portmanteau - Also called portmanteau word. Linguistics. a word made by putting together parts of other words, as motel, made from motor and hotel, brunch, from breakfast and lunch, or guesstimate, from guess and estimate.

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

Chiptease - (n) when you buy a bag of potato chips thinking that it will be full but it turns out it's just air.

Chiptease - (n) when you buy a bag of potato chips thinking that it will be full but it turns out it's just air.

Word Meanings PREFIXES and SUFFIXES Two-Page Activity Set - Teach about prefixes, suffixes, and portmanteau (compound) words with this activity page!

Word Meanings PREFIXES and SUFFIXES Two-Page Activity Set - Teach about prefixes, suffixes, and portmanteau (compound) words with this activity page!

wizarding schools around the world:  Koldovstoretz #2: "The name of this school is likely derived from the Russian words “koldovstvo” (колдовство), misspelt as “koldovsto” and meaning “witchcraft”, and “tvoretz” (творец), meaning “creator”. Together the words form a partially overlapping portmanteau with the meaning “(the) creator of magic”. By another version, the second word is “dvoretz” (дворец), meaning “palace”, that makes the whole name the “palace of witchcraft”.

wizarding schools around the world: Koldovstoretz #2: "The name of this school is likely derived from the Russian words “koldovstvo” (колдовство), misspelt as “koldovsto” and meaning “witchcraft”, and “tvoretz” (творец), meaning “creator”. Together the words form a partially overlapping portmanteau with the meaning “(the) creator of magic”. By another version, the second word is “dvoretz” (дворец), meaning “palace”, that makes the whole name the “palace of witchcraft”.

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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