Noun(1) a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings(2) a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
(1) This portmanteau movie is a companion piece to the one that appeared here in September.(2) This film is only one of several portmanteau documentaries from post-war France; each, in turn, describes an ecology premised on expedient, routine slaughter.(3) Yet it does have the feeling of an academic's large portmanteau , one quickly stuffed with odd books, papers and mismatched socks, rather cumbersome for lighter travel.(4) Herrera's portmanteau style and ludic impulse constitute a form of visual jabberwocky, in which the familiar is confidently manipulated and destabilized.(5) This refers to an episode that took place during the Parnell Commission when the politician claimed that mice got into his portmanteau and devoured some important documents.(6) A similar memory even emerges of one of those old portmanteau horror films: the actor in a studio-built crypt, dressed in a monk's habit, listening to the ghoulish confessions of damned souls.(7) A good game to play while watching portmanteau horror films is in spotting the famous actors, as well as those hardy character actors who crop up again and again.(8) The handbook is a portmanteau category that covers the contemporary publications of sporting bodies, professional and trade associations, churches, universities, etc.(9) She said, ├ö├ç├┐Bring me the piece that has the key to my portmanteau .├ö├ç├û(10) To narrow this portmanteau question down to discussion size, I will focus here on some of the issues television opens up concerning the aesthetics of a specific genre that has its roots firmly in the movies.(11) One evening the Chief stormed out of his bedroom to punish his servant for having forgotten his portmanteau at Umtata.(12) Granger and Newbold caution against the exclusive reliance on the portmanteau tests for model adequacy.(13) As a result Film Ing would be more appropriately described as a portmanteau movie, each part of which narrates a different story such as romance, travelogue and so on.(14) Hampson has an attractive stage presence, but I sometimes think that he comes complete with a rather portmanteau interpretation.(15) The documents relating thereto were in a secret drawer in a portmanteau , which had been stolen, and it was to ransom it that the writer asked for a few pounds.(16) He has already committed to shooting one third of the portmanteau film Eros, with directors he was worked with before.
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