Compound words

A compound word is a word that is made from two other words put together, for example, “lumber” plus “yard” = “lumberyard”. English has thousands of compound nouns, but there are also some compound adjectives, adverbs and verbs. Here are a few examples: Adjective: childlike, postwar, secondhand, lifelike, monthlong, citywide, overanxious Adverb: henceforth, anyway, overall,… Read More Compound words