Portmanteaus can be dumb or brilliant, but either way they are necessary to convey a number of necessary messages in today’s day and age. We have used the same general vocabulary words for centuries, regardless how much every day life has changed. However, a few new words and portmanteaus have managed to infiltrate the system.
By definition, a portmanteau is something consisting of two or more parts. A literary portmanteau is the combination of two words that create a new meaning. The boom of technology and the Internet has changed every day life, and as a result, many new portmanteaus have cropped up in our common knowledge vocabulary. Here are 24 you should really know about!