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Portmanteau - Letter C
 
American English Standard Portmanteau  - Letter C

In this lesson you will learn American English standard portmanteau  beginning with the letter C.
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Portmanteau  - Letter C
Portmanteau Meaning
Californication from California and fornication
camcorder from camera and recorder
cameleopard from camel and leopard
cankles from calf and ankles
carjack from car and hijack
cassingle from cassette and single
celebutante from celebrity and d├ębutante
celesbian from celebrity and lesbian
cellophane from cellulose and diaphane
chavtastic from chav and fantastic (meaning, 'having many characteristics of a chav', rather than a 'fantastic chav')
Chesterbelloc from G K Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc
chillax from chill and relax
Chinarello from China and Pinarello (used to describe a counterfeit Pinarello racing bike)
Chindian meaning someone with both Chinese and Indian ethnic heritage
Chinglish English and Chinese mixed up to humorous effect (cf. Spanglish, Franglais, Japanglish)
chokebreaker from chokeslam and backbreaker
chortle from chuckle and snort (coined by Lewis Carroll)
Chrismukkah from Christmas and Hanukkah (popularized by The O.C.)
chuggers from charity and muggers
Chunnel from (English) Channel and tunnel
churnalism from churned-out journalism
Clintonomics from Bill Clinton and economics
clopen set from closed-open set
cockapoo from Cocker Spaniel and Poodle
coopetition from cooperation and competition
cosplay from costume and roleplay
cremains from cremate and remains
cryptanalysis from cryptogram and analysis
cryptex from cryptology and codex
cyberdelic from prefix cyber- and psychedelic
 
 
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