Definitions

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  • adj. A nonce word in Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky combining the senses of "flimsy" and "miserable".
  • n. The vagina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Miserable and flimsy: a blend-word, or bruneh-word (which see).

Etymologies

Blend of miserable and flimsy (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Definition (Century Dictionary):

    Miserable and flimsy: a blend-word, or bruneh-word (which see)

    ...What's a bruneh-word?

    March 22, 2010

  • Humpty Dumpty, in Through the Looking-Glass:

    "...Well, then, mimsy is 'flimsy and miserable' (there's another portmanteau for you). And a borogove is..." borogoves'>See borogoves

    July 18, 2008