Portmanteau & Rhyme Generator


Portmanteau Phoneme 1 Phoneme 2 Phonetic Probability Phonetic Distance
landsatirist (landsat/satirist) L·AE₁·N·D·S·AE₁·T S·AE₁·T·ER₀·AH₀·S·T 1.26e-08 0
satellitehearted (satellite/lighthearted) S·AE₁·T·AH₀·L·AY₂·T L·AY₁·T·HH·AA₂·R·T·IH₀·D 1.38e-07 0
jackasstronaut (jackass/astronaut) JH·AE₁·K·AE₂·S AE₁·S·T·R·AH₀·N·AA₂·T 2.53e-07 0
orputz (orbit/putz) AO₁·R·B·AH₀·T P·AH₁·T·S 4.10e-08 3
schmuckdivitt (schmuck/mcdivitt) SH·M·AH₁·K M·AH₀·K·D·IH₁·V·AH₀·T 4.02e-07 1
conversationalistronomy (conversationalist/astronomy) K·AA₂·N·V·ER₀·S·EY₁·SH·AH₀·N·AH₀·L·AH₀·S·T AH₀·S·T·R·AA₁·N·AH₀·M·IY₀ 9.50e-07 0
satiristronomy (satirist/astronomy) S·AE₁·T·ER₀·AH₀·S·T AH₀·S·T·R·AA₁·N·AH₀·M·IY₀ 9.50e-07 0
humoristronomy (humorist/astronomy) HH·Y·UW₁·M·ER₀·AH₀·S·T AH₀·S·T·R·AA₁·N·AH₀·M·IY₀ 9.50e-07 0
darpanchline (darpa/punchline) D·AA₁·R·P·AH₀ P·AH₁·N·CH·L·AY₂·N 9.93e-07 1
darputz (darpa/putz) D·AA₁·R·P·AH₀ P·AH₁·T·S 9.93e-07 1
darpackish (darpa/puckish) D·AA₁·R·P·AH₀ P·AH₁·K·IH₀·SH 9.93e-07 1
mafunny (maven/funny) M·EY₁·V·AH₀·N F·AH₁·N·IY₀ 3.50e-07 3
darpafoon (darpa/buffoon) D·AA₁·R·P·AH₀ B·AH₀·F·UW₁·N 1.36e-06 2
jokerona (joker/corona) JH·OW₁·K·ER₀ K·ER₀·OW₁·N·AH₀ 8.96e-06 0
troublemacorona (troublemaker/corona) T·R·AH₁·B·AH₀·L·M·EY₂·K·ER₀ K·ER₀·OW₁·N·AH₀ 8.96e-06 0
laugherona (laugher/corona) L·AA₁·K·ER₀ K·ER₀·OW₁·N·AH₀ 8.96e-06 0
talkerona (talker/corona) T·AO₁·K·ER₀ K·ER₀·OW₁·N·AH₀ 8.96e-06 0
apollovitz (apollo/lovitz) AH₀·P·AA₁·L·OW₀ L·OW₁·V·IH₀·T·S 7.19e-06 1
humorlesstronomy (humorless/astronomy) HH·Y·UW₁·M·ER₀·L·AH₀·S AH₀·S·T·R·AA₁·N·AH₀·M·IY₀ 2.63e-05 0
mischievoustronomy (mischievous/astronomy) M·IH₁·S·CH·AH₀·V·AH₀·S AH₀·S·T·R·AA₁·N·AH₀·M·IY₀ 2.63e-05 0
gregarioustronomy (gregarious/astronomy) G·R·AH₀·G·EH₁·R·IY₀·AH₀·S AH₀·S·T·R·AA₁·N·AH₀·M·IY₀ 2.63e-05 0


Rhyme Phoneme 1 Phoneme 2 Phonetic Probability Phonetic Distance
pentagon put-on P·EH₁·N·T·IH₀·G·AA₂·N P·UH₁·T·AA₁·N 1.50e-06 0
rocketdyne punchline R·AA₁·K·IH₀·T·D·AY₂·N P·AH₁·N·CH·L·AY₂·N 4.91e-06 0


The code for generating the portmanteaus and rhymes can be found at the entendrepreneur-web github repository. This algorithm was presented at the NeurIPS 2018 Creativity and Design Workshop under the title "Entendrepreneur: Generating Humorous Portmanteaus using Word-Embeddings", the associated conference paper can be found here. All credit for the code and the algorithm goes to Jonathan Simon. Please direct any questions to [email protected].


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