Compound Words

What is a compound Word? Compound words  are made up of two (or more) separate words. You can combine nouns (a flatmate), adjectives (lovesick) or verbs (jump-start) to make compound words. Sometimes they become one word flatmate (noun) lovesick (adjective) Sometimes they become two words: tourist guide (noun) travel agent (noun) Sometimes they become hyphenated: low-paid (adjective) film-goer (noun)   … Read more…