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Pronounce: "Paw-toe"

Verb. - The action of forming a portmanteau.

(Note: Porteau is an example of a internal portmanteau, where a word is shortened or apocopated by joining its two ends at a common letter - here 't'.)
On many sitcoms, an easy way to make a joke is to have a character porteau new words.

Examples: Friends - "Fricken" (fried chicken) - Chandler
............... HIMYM - "Visitivity" (vision creativity) - Barney
by JWBPhayz June 04, 2009

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