phablet etymology

English word phablet comes from English tablet, English phone

Detailed word origin of phablet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tablet English (eng) (transitive) To form (a drug, etc.) into tablets. (Scotland) A confection made from sugar, condensed milk and butter.. (computing) A graphics tablet.. (computing) A tablet computer, a type of portable computer.. (religion) A short scripture written by the founders of the Bahá'í faith.. A pill; a small, easily swallowed portion of a substance.. A slab of clay used for inscription.
phone English (eng) (phonetics) A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language. (transitive) To call (someone) on the telephone. A device for transmitting conversations and other sounds in real time across distances.
phablet English (eng) (neologism) A mobile device intermediate in size between smartphone and tablet.

Words with the same origin as phablet

Descendants of tablet
caplet laplet tabloid tabsule
Descendants of phone
iPhone phlog phlogging phonable phreak phub symphonious