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Portmanteau Words > Exercise #7 for Practice - Pg. 105

Odd Words 105 Portmanteau Words A portmanteau (port MAN toe) word, sometimes called a blend, is a combining of two words into one. For example, brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch . Other examples are listed below. Exercise #7 for Practice Next to each word, write the words that are combined to form the portmanteau word. Check your answers at the end of the section. 1.1. flurry _________________ and _________________ 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. 1.6. 1.7. flutter and hurry; splatter _________________ and _________________ splash and spatter; simulcast _________________ and _________________ simultaneous and broadcast; smog _________________ and _________________ smoke and fog; motel _________________ and _________________ motor and hotel; guesstimate _________________ and _________________ guess and estimate; sitcom _________________ and _________________