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Portmanteaus

A portmanteau is a word that somewhat fuses, or combines, two other words. You might think you don't know what a portmanteau is, but you have probably used these words before.


 

Quiz ID:#14330
Fun:*** (2.5)
Difficulty:* (1.04)
Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:TRILLIONAIRE*us*****

 

 

 



#1   What word is formed by combining "bang" and "smash"?




#2   The word "flare" is derived from "flame" and what other word?

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#3   "Internal communication" can be shortened to what word?

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#4   "Huge" and "monstrous" make up what word?

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#5   What word do "botch" and "blot" form?

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#6   Name one of the words "smog" is derived from.

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#7   The word "snazzy" is made from "jazzy" and "snappy".




#8   The word "telethon" is made from "telephone" and what other word?

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#9   "Motel" got its name from "motor" and what other word?

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#10   "Fortnight" is from the words "fourteen" and "night(s)".




 

 


   



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