jocular formation
Definition - A neologism coined to make people laugh that has become part of the language (e.g. discombobulate).

As opposed to a stunt word, which is a neologism that was created either to make people laugh or to attract attention that HASN'T become a part of the language (e.g. gloatation).

Example Usages -

1. "Most sources agree that it [discombobulate] is a jocular formation based on something like discompose or discomfit."
(Source: http://www.takeourword.com )



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