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saxional

noun; blending and clipping
Saxophone sectional. Intended Meaning: saxophone sectional Analysis: sax[ophone] + sectional Possible reason used: Band staff wanted to make sound cute and decided that sectional is too boring when the words sax and sectional can be combined into saxional. Could also be reference from sexional, as saxophone players often correlate the phrases too saxy and too sexy.
 
It’s not a sectional. It’s a saxional.
Etymology : Blending of clipped root SAX for SAXOPHONE and root SECTIONAL.
Source : staff members to saxophone section leader
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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