Tool to generate portmanteau words, these invented contractions of words used to convey a concept. Often used as a hashtag generator on social networks.
Word Contraction Generator - dCode
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A portmanteau word is a contraction of two words or a group of words. To create a portmanteau word, remove the end (the last syllables) of the first word and the beginning (the first syllable) of the second word before concatenating the two parts to form a new invented word.
Example: BRITAIN + EXIT => BREXIT
The dCode portmanteau creator allows you to use up to 3 words and test all permutations to create the ideal invented word.
The contraction should apply with the vowels to facilitate the reading of the new word. It may also be interesting to identify letters (vowels or consonants) present in both parts of the word to merge them.
Example: BRAD + ANGELINA => BRANGELINA
This portmanteau maker tool can be used as a hashtag generator for social networks like Twitter.
List of best portmanteau inventions words:
BRUNCH = BREAKFAST + LUNCH
EMOTICON = EMOTION + ICON
INFORMERCIAL = INFORMATION + COMMERCIAL
MOTEL = MOTOR + HOTEL
PODCAST = iPOD + BROADCAST
POKEMON = POCKET + MONSTER
SITCOM = SITUATIONAL + COMEDY
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Word Contraction Generator on dCode.fr [online website], retrieved on 2023-09-27,