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Pronunciation of Portmanteaux: Learn how to pronounce Portmanteaux in English correctly

Learn how to say Portmanteaux correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word portmanteau:

noun (plural portmanteaus or portmanteaux /-əʊz/)
a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.
[as modifier] consisting of or combining two or more aspects or qualities:
a portmanteau movie composed of excerpts from his most famous films
Origin:

mid 16th century: from French portemanteau, from porter ‘carry’ + manteau ‘mantle’