Port Manteaux

churns out silly new words when you feed it an idea or two. Enter a word (or two) above and youll get back a bunch ofportmanteauxcreated by jamming together words that are conceptually related to your inputs.

For example, enter giraffe and youll get back words like gazellephant and gorilldebeest. Enter south america and chess and youll get back words like checkuador.

Port Manteaux was created byDoug BeefermanandSean Gerrish. It uses theDatamuse APIto find related words, and then finds combinations of these words that pair well together phonetically.

Note: The algorithm tries reconstruct a spelling for the new wordaftergenerating its pronunciation, and sometimes this spelling isnt quite right. If youre able to readIPAyoull find a more accurate pronunciation in the Pronunciation column on the right.