A word whose suffix is the prefix for another word, so you can combine them?

I’m trying to think of words to be used for usernames and I noticed people sometimes take a word whose suffix matches the prefix of another word and combine them. Noteworthy examples:

  • disarmpit
  • bartenderizer
  • cobwebsite

Is there a word for this type of made up words?


On game shows like NPR’s Ask Me Another, where many of their games require contestants to come up with combinations like this (sometimes they’re single words, sometimes phrases), I think they call them “mash-ups”.

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