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addaword.gifdefinition of tmesis

noun
the splitting of a word in half by inserting another word in the middle of it.
'Are you going to the party?' - 'Abso-blooming-lutely!'
Submitted by: Lorena from Colombia on 07/12/2009 16:39:00
Definition of tmesis from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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