Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • adjective nonce word A nonce word in Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky combining the senses of "flimsy" and "miserable".
  • noun vulgar, slang The vagina.

Etymologies

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Blend of miserable and flimsy

Examples

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  • 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

  • Definition (Century Dictionary):

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

    ...What's a bruneh-word?

    March 22, 2010