English Grammar Lessons
Compound Adjectives - Glossary of Terms
A compound adjective is a single adjective comprising more
than one word. The words in a compound adjective are usually grouped
together using hyphens.
table, 12-page magazine, free-range eggs, never-to-be-forgotten
experience, well-known lawyer
Compound adjectives can also be grouped using italics, quotation marks and
title case (i.e., capital letters). This is covered more in the lesson Alternatives
to Hyphens in Compound Adjectives.
He took the beach-surfing
buggy on a 4-week training camp. [show
me the compound adjectives]|
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