10 words from looking

10 words from looking - Ten words coined by or used in...

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Ten words coined by or used in innovative way in Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll 1. Jabberwocky: definitions The name of the fabulous monster in Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwocky . Hence in allusive and extended uses, esp. ‘incoherent or nonsensical expression’. So jabberwocky, invented language, meaningless language, nonsensical behaviour; also as adj. , nonsensical, meaningless, topsy- turvy. Also jabberwock(y) v. intr. , to write, speak, etc., in jabberwocky style. (1871) Process involved in coining word phonological: morphological: semantic structure: 2. Slithy: [Presumably a blend of SLIMY a. and LITHE a. ]A word invented by ‘Lewis Carroll’: ‘smooth and active’ (‘Carroll’, 1855, 140) and popularized esp. in phr. slithy toves from Through the Looking-Glass (1871). Also in subsequent allusive uses (1855) in another story. Process involved in coining word phonological: morphological: semantic structure: 3. Manxome: [< mank-
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