Causing a word to become shorter by joining the ends at a common letter. Can be done more than once in long words, or phrases.

IP = Internal Portmanteau
Examples of Internal Portmanteau:

Television --> Tevion (2 IP's) (pronounced "teh-vyun")

Mathematician --> Matician (1 IP) (pronounced "ma-tish-un")

Fabulous! --> Fabus! (1 IP) (pronounced "fab-ous")
by JWBPhayz June 04, 2009

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