Saturday, October 08, 2011

Natalie Portmanteau

Meaning: A versatile woman with accomplishments in multiple fields.
Pronunciation: Nat-ta-lee-port-maan-too.
Usage: Annie was a classic Natalie Portmanteau. She was a good orator, an educationist and a leading light of Theosophy.
Root: Natalie Portman (the versatile actress with a degree in psychology from harvard who is said to be fluent in German, Hebrew, French, Japanese and English) + Portmanteau (a blend of two or more morphemes).