Rara: What do you call it when someone combines two words and makes another one?
Dave: A hybronym
Rara: *typing* Wait, did you just make that up?
Dave: Yes, but it’s better than whatever the real word is.
He’s not wrong. The real word is portmanteau, and can mean either a large suitcase, or a blended word, or blended form.
That word is technically Dave’s though, so here’s another one.
1: Improbably, incredible toe strength
Make up your own words and submit them in Kylie’s contest! Or, just share them here. But share them somewhere because words need to be freed! http://thelifeofkylie.com/2013/01/01/lets-play-fictionary/