28 Brilliant New Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

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Portmanteaus are really cool. This is when you put the meanings and sounds of two words together to form an entirely new one. Since the internet became mainstream, people have been coming up with the most awesome portmanteaus without even realizing it — and we’re not just talking about mash-ups of celebrity names, either. Most of these come from Urban Dictionary, but we won’t be surprised if some of these get into the more legit dictionaries in the near future.

#1. Another way of climbing the corporate ladder.

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#2. This happens a lot.

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#3. Our guilty pleasure.
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#4. There’s one born every minute.

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#5. Insensitive phubbing.

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#6. These people probably shouldn’t drive.

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#7. Because ‘basic’ was so last year.

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#8. Have you ever been guilty of this?

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#9. Love your own company.

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#10. Oh, the agony!

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#11. Awkward, much?

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#12. Don’t be that guy.

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#13. Are you a good nonversationalist?

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#14. Guilty as charged!

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#15. Pure evil.

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#16. We get a lot of this.

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#17. The. Worst.

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#18. An unstoppable force of nature.

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#19. Clever.

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#20. That explains those typos.

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#21. White people problems.

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#22. We all know one.

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#23. Sounds like heaven.

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#24. I get this a lot.

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#25. The opposite of ‘bromance’.

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#26. Whoa!

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#27. Related to the ‘humblebrag’.

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#28. It’s easy to get lost in there.

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