A portmanteau is a jumbling of two words to create a new word. For example, smoke and fog becomes smog. Information and commercial becomes infomercial. Etc.
Here are some others for your edification:
- Catastrophe = Catalan apostrophe
- Destitute = destined prostitute
- Fatigue = fatal intrigue
- Harmful = harmony joyful
- Hazy = happy lazy
- Mildew = mild (Mountain) dew
- Penalty = penis salty
- Prostitute = product institute
- Spectacle = spectacular tentacle
- Vagary = vagina scary
- Yogurt = yoga hurt
- Zero = zebra hero
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