I had to go looking it up to get its context and came across the below article that I'm sure some of you will enjoy and be able to contribute too...
Quoted from the article is this paragraph that amused me... (Typical German efficiency!)
The Germans have a language that seems a bit like Lego. You can stick lots of little bits together to make a new one that has never existed before. This way they can make all sorts of useful new words from ones they already have lying around.
Article: 4 German words we should all use