Compound Adjectives For Class 3
A compound adjective is an adjective made up of two or more words. Sometimes we use a hyphen to separate the two words in a compound adjective.
Examples are given below: long-term, short-term, long-distance, full-fledged, sun-dried, middle-aged, five-year, well-known, old-fashioned, world-famous, smoke-free, family-friendly, high-quality, good-looking, much-loved etc.
My landlady is a kind-hearted woman.
She is a well-known writer.
It is an oft-heard story.
My grandmother is a soft-spoken woman.
Jealousy is a green-eyed monster.
The sharp-eyed readers could quickly spot the error.
He is an old-fashioned guy.
The room was brightly-lit.
He is a middle-aged man.
He is doing a short-term course in artificial intelligence.
She has an easy-going personality.
Tight-fitting jeans are not good for your legs.
He is a twenty-year old man.
The high-handed attitude of the management angered the employees.