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What are blend words

Blending:

Blending is the word formation process in which parts of two or more words combine to create a new word. Examples:

  • biopic = biography + picture

  • camcorder = camera + recorder

  • clash = clap + crash

  • docudrama = documentary + drama

  • smash = smack + mash

  • glimmer = gleam + shimmer

  • moped = motor + pedal

  • pulsar = pulse + quasar

  • globish = global + English

  • faction = fact + fiction

  • sportscast = sports + broadcast

  • workaholic = work + alcoholic

  • brunch = breakfast + lunch

  • motel = motor + hotel

  • sitcom = situation + comedy

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