Noun Definition


1.Definition: a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings

"`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'", "`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'", "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"

Related Noun(s):portmanteau

Category: General

2.Definition: an occurrence of thorough mixing

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of blending components together thoroughly

Category: General