Portmanteau in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Portmanteau

(attributive, linguistics) Made by combining two (or more) words, stories, etc., in the manner of a linguistic portmanteau. | To make a portmanteau word. | (linguistics) A portmanteau word.

Short Example Sentences for Portmanteau

  • 1. The portmanteau is too heavy. 🔊
  • 2. My portmanteau too had got loose. 🔊
  • 3. In the portmanteau in the drawing-room. 🔊
  • 4. She drops them into the portmanteau and closes it. 🔊
  • 5. Judge seated on portmanteau at one end. 🔊
  • 6. He let the lid of the portmanteau fall. 🔊
  • 7. He took his portmanteau with him, did he? 🔊
  • 8. The marriage ring, or the portmanteau now! 🔊
  • 9. Here; shove the portmanteau up a-top. 🔊
  • 10. Ruth was seated at the table, the portmanteau by her side. 🔊
  • 11. It is as I thought: the portmanteau is for ornament. 🔊
  • 12. They're embarking my portmanteau now. 🔊
  • 13. Without delay he caught up his portmanteau and advanced to the door. 🔊
  • 14. Major wouldn't send portmanteau off alone. 🔊
  • 15. My portmanteau was about as large as a good-sized apple-pie. 🔊
  • 16. She went over to the little portmanteau and saw that the key was in the lock. 🔊
  • 17. I emptied the portmanteau in the hope of finding some small phial or box. 🔊
  • 18. He turned away abruptly, and looked over the portmanteau she had been packing. 🔊
  • 19. The PORTER follows with a portmanteau and knapsack. 🔊
  • 20. Old Kipps took the banjo as his nephew picked up the portmanteau again. 🔊
  • 21. But, on this bold excursion, thou Must take no great portmanteau now. 🔊
  • 22. A few moments after, Mr. Standish, portmanteau in hand, emerged from his room. 🔊
  • 23. The bonne says you might fill a portmanteau with madame's fans. 🔊
  • 24. The portmanteau dropped from my arms, and my heart's blood was chilled. 🔊

How to use Portmanteau in Sentences?

  • 1. I went back into the kitchen and opened the portmanteau my father had put up for me. 🔊
  • 2. In the old portmanteau is a scrap of paper which is worth hundreds of thousands to us. 🔊
  • 3. I dismissed the jarvey, left my portmanteau at the door, and wandered out into the night. 🔊
  • 4. Bertram, on his part, resigning the portmanteau to his companion, slipped off into the waves. 🔊
  • 5. If you ask me, the portmanteau was stolen by one of those thievish Kaffre boys. 🔊
  • 6. Lyon Berners carried his portmanteau on one arm, while he gave his other to his wife. 🔊
  • 7. It was late when I came home, and there was my lord making up his portmanteau for a voyage. 🔊
  • 8. He unstrapped a portmanteau from his shoulders and threw it down near the fire, and seated himself upon it. 🔊
  • 9. The stranger tossed the portmanteau over his shoulder; and both pushed forward up the pass at a rapid pace. 🔊
  • 10. Basil put down his portmanteau and grew very pale as he looked round on these and many other evidences of sordid and unlovely riot. 🔊
  • 11. A packed portmanteau and the general state of litter on the floor was sufficient to show that it was the last day of term. 🔊