Portmanteau & Rhyme Generator


Portmanteau Phoneme 1 Phoneme 2 Phonetic Probability Phonetic Distance
lamentelssohn (lament/mendelssohn) L·AH₀·M·EH₁·N·T M·EH₁·N·D·AH₀·L·S·AH₀·N 1.00e-08 2
damnadeus (damn/amadeus) D·AE₁·M AE₂·M·AH₀·D·EY₁·AH₀·S 2.30e-07 0
michelangelothsome (michelangelo/loathsome) M·AY₂·K·AH₀·L·AE₁·N·JH·AH₀·L·OW₂ L·OW₁·DH·S·AH₀·M 7.73e-07 0
grimbrandt (grim/rembrandt) G·R·IH₁·M R·EH₁·M·B·R·AE₂·N·T 4.79e-08 4
scaria (scary/aria) S·K·EH₁·R·IY₀ AA₁·R·IY₀·AH₀ 8.01e-08 4
subparia (subpar/aria) S·AH₀·B·P·AA₁·R AA₁·R·IY₀·AH₀ 5.45e-06 0
bizaria (bizarre/aria) B·AH₀·Z·AA₁·R AA₁·R·IY₀·AH₀ 5.45e-06 0
mediocreubini (mediocre/cherubini) M·IY₂·D·IY₀·OW₁·K·ER₀ K·ER₀·UW₀·B·IY₁·N·IY₀ 8.96e-06 0
sickencerti (sicken/concerti) S·IH₁·K·AH₀·N K·AH₀·N·CH·EH₁·R·T·IY₀ 1.09e-05 0
sickencerto (sicken/concerto) S·IH₁·K·AH₀·N K·AH₀·N·CH·EH₁·R·T·OW₀ 1.09e-05 0
requiamaze (requiem/amaze) R·EH₁·K·W·IY₀·AH₀·M AH₀·M·EY₁·Z 1.29e-05 0
gounodrocious (gounod/atrocious) G·UW₁·N·AH₀·D AH₀·T·R·OW₁·SH·AH₀·S 4.87e-06 2
verdicent (verdi/decent) V·EH₁·R·D·IY₀ D·IY₁·S·AH₀·N·T 1.13e-05 1
vivaldecent (vivaldi/decent) V·IH₀·V·AA₁·L·D·IY₀ D·IY₁·S·AH₀·N·T 1.13e-05 1
eroicalamitous (eroica/calamitous) ER₀·OY₁·K·AH₀ K·AH₀·L·AE₁·M·AH₀·T·AH₀·S 5.32e-05 0


Rhyme Phoneme 1 Phoneme 2 Phonetic Probability Phonetic Distance
shock bach SH·AA₁·K B·AA₁·K 1.16e-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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