20 Compound Words Examples, Compound Words List

20 Compound Words Examples, Compound Words List! Compound words are made up of two or more words. Compound words have a significant role in the English language. They are made up of two fundamental words that are combined. These two words have separate meanings yet belong to the same category, but when you combine them, you get a completely different word with a completely different meaning. It is critical to comprehend compound words. When studying English, it is important to have a solid command of English vocabulary, which is why we have attempted to provide brief lessons to make it easier for you to retain these lessons. At the bottom of the page, there is a PDF containing compound terms that you can download.

A Big List of Compound Words in English

20 Compound Words Examples

Under + Ground Underground
Type + Writer Typewriter
Tad + Pole Tadpole
Sweet + Heart Sweetheart
Racquet + Ball Racquetball
Post + Card Postcard
Near + By Nearby
Motor + Cycle Motorcycle
Key + Board Keyboard
Jump + Shot Jumpshot
Ham + Burger Hamburger
Gum + Ball Gumball
Gear + Shift Gearshift
Fruit + Cup Fruitcup
Father + Land Fatherland
Eye + Lid Eyelid
Day + Light Daylight
Cross + Bow Crossbow
Baby + Sitter Babysitter
Ash + Tray Ashtray

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Complete List of Compound Words

Head + Ache Another
Gum + Ball Gumball
High + Ball Highball
For + Bearer Forbearer
Black + Berries Blackberries
Key + Board Keyboard
Life + Boat Lifeboat
Ship + Bottom Shipbottom
Rain + Bow Rainbow
Eye + Catching eye-catching
Be + Cause Because
Pay + Check Paycheck
Water + Craft Watercraft
Fore + Doom Foredoom
North + East Northeast
Grand + Father Grandfather
There + Fore Therefore
Back + Lash Backlash
Up + Market Upmarket
For + Mat Format
Honey + Moon Honeymoon
Fish + pond Fishpond
Jet + Port Jetport
News + Reel Newsreel
Up + Rising Uprising
Life + Saver Lifesaver
Over + Shoes Overshoes
Water + Side Waterside
Sand + Stone Sandstone
Some + Times Sometimes
Watch + Tower Watchtower
Back + Track Backtrack
Up + Turn Upturn
Cat + Walk Catwalk
Waste + Water Wastewater
Where + Where Elsewhere
Racquet + Ball Racquetball
Fore + Bear Forebear
Thunder + Bird Thunderbird
Back + Bite Backbite
Above + Board Aboveboard
Day + Book Daybook
New + Born Newborn
Beach + Comb Beachcomb
Honey + Comb Honeycomb
Pop + Corn Popcorn
Fruit + Cup Fruitcup
Fore + Father Forefather
Butter + Flies Wheelbase
Sun + Flower Subway
Water + Front Waterfront
Go + Go Cargo
Hammer + Head Hammerhead
Key + Hole Keyhole
Here + In Herein
Way + Laid Waylaid
Life + Like Lifelike
Black + mail Blackmail
Coffee + Maker Sunday
Car + Port Carport
Jack + Pot Jackpot
Horse + Radish Horseradish
One + Self Oneself
Sea + Shore Seashore
Side + Show Sideshow
Rattle + Snake Rattlesnake
Fore + Stall Forestall
Lime + Stone Limestone
Water + Tight Watertight
Day + Time Daytime
Home + Town Hometown
Way + Ward Wayward
Water + Way Waterway
Grand + Aunt Grandaunt
Foot + Ball Football
Down + Beat Downbeat
Up + Beat Upbeat
Any + Body Anybody
Car + carfare Carfare
Fore + Castle Forecastle
Rain + Check Raincheck
Water + Cooler Watercooler
Grand + Daughter Granddaughter
Day + Dream Daydream
Disk + Drive Diskdrive
Dead + End Deadend
How + Ever However
Back + Fire Backfire
Over + Flow Overflow
House + Hold Household
Pass + Key Passkey
Air + Line Airline
Back + Log Backlog
Glass + Making Glassmaking
Watch + Man Watchman
Grand + Master Grandmaster
After + Noon Afternoon
Up + On Upon
Cross + Over Crossover
News + Paper Newspaper
Water + Power Waterpower
Water + Proof Wavelike
Sun + Ray Sunray
Book + Store Bookstore
Grand + Uncle Granduncle
Hook + Up Hookup
Earth + Ward Earthward
Soft + Ware Software
Wax + Work Waxwork
Over + Abundance Overabundance
Here + After Hereafter
Rubber + Band Rubberband
Day + Break Daybreak
Good + Bye Goodbye
Grand + Child Grandchild
Grand + Children Grandchildren
Be + Come Become
Crew + Cut Crewcut
Honey + Dew Honeydew
Snow + Drift Snowdrift
What + Ever Whatever
Bold + Face Boldface
Night + Fall Nightfall
Water + Fall Waterfall
Back + Ground Background
Fore + Hand Forehand
School + House Backstroke
Lime + Light Limelight
Pace + Maker Pacemaker
Water + Mark Watermark
Pepper + Mint Peppermint
Never + More Fortnight
Any + One Anyone
Black + Out Blackout
Waste + Paper Wastepaper
Ball + Park Ballpark
Foot + Prints Footprints
Along + Side Alongside
Black + Smith Blacksmith
Card + Stock Cardstock
Key + Stone Keystone
Rattle + Trap Rattletrap
Cross + Walk Crosswalk
Drive + Way Driveway
Sub + Way Sunflower
News + Worthy Newsworthy
Fore + Arm Forearm
Play + Back Playback
Eye + Balls Eyeballs
Watch + Band Watchband
For + Bid Forbid
Black + Bird Blackbird
Back + Bone Backbone
Bank + Book Bankbook
Up + Bringing Upbringing
Upper + Case Uppercase
Fore + Close Foreclose
Nut + Cracker Nutcracker
Week + Day Weekday
Rain + Drop Raindrop
Wave + Length Wavelength
Jet + Liner Jetliner
Car + Load Carload
Weather + Man Weatherman
Upper + Most Uppermost
Fish + Net Fishnet
Can + Not Cannot
Key + Note Keynote
Butter + Nut Butternut
An + Other Headache
Grand + Parent Grandparent
Time + Pieces Timepieces
Horse + Play Horseplay
Bed + Room Bedroom
News + Room Newsroom
In + Side Inside
Way + Side Wayside
Snake + Skin Snakeskin
Thunder + Storm thunderstorm
Down + Under Downunder
Dish + Washer Dishwasher
Grave + Yard Graveyard
Fire + Arm Firearm
River + Banks Riverbanks
Wheel + Barrow Wheelbarrow
Sun + Bathe Sunbathe
Life + Blood Lifeblood
Over + Board Overboard
Wash + Board Washboard
Bell + Bottom Bellbottom
Book + Case Bookcase
Watch + Dog Watchdog
Way + Farer Wayfarer
Jelly + Fish Jellyfish
Water + Fowl Waterfowl
Foot + Hill Foothill
Up + Keep Upkeep
Eye + Lid Eyelid
Day + Light Daylight
Up + Link Uplink
Black + List Blacklist
Water + Log Backspace
Noise + Maker noisemaker
Corn + Meal Cornmeal
Fore + Most Foremost
Grand + Mother Grandmother
Back + Pack Backpack
Pass + Port Passport
Them + Selves Themselves
Jump + Shot Jumpshot
Bug + Spray Bugspray
Grand + Stand Grandstand
Pick + Up Pickup
Sun + Up Sunup
Water + Wheel Waterwheel
Dog + Wood Dogwood
Body + Work Bodywork
Earth + Worm Earthworm
Teen + Ager Teenager
Horse + Back Horseback
Base + Ball Baseball
Jelly + Bean Jellybean
Way + Bill Waybill
Tool + Box Toolbox
School + Boy Schoolboy
Post + Card Postcard
Scare + Crow Scarecrow
Some + Day Someday
Week + End Weekend
War + Fare Warfare
Sun + Fish Sunfish
For + Give Forgive
Grass + Hopper Grasshopper
Life + Line Lifeline
Water + Line Waterline
Slum + Lord Slumlord
Watch + Maker Watchmaker
Water + Melon Watermelon
Book + Mobile Bookmobile
Good + Night Goodnight
Fore + Paws Forepaws
News + Person Newsperson
Head + Quarters Headquarters
Bank + Roll Bankroll
Up + Root Uproot
Egg + Shell Eggshell
Shady + Side Shadyside
Grand + Son Grandson
Back + Space Waterlog
Boot + Strap Bootstrap
Fish + Tail Fishtail
Some + Thing Something
Life + Time Lifetime
Up + Wind Upwind
Carpet + Bagger Carpetbagger
Jail + Bait Jailbait
Honey + Bee Honeybee
Black + Board Blackboard
No + Body Nobody
Pan + Cake Pancake
Upper + Cut Uppercut
Sun + Down Sundown
Up + Grade Upgrade
Car + Hop Carhop
Long + House Longhouse
Black + Jack Blackjack
House + Keeper Housekeeper
News + Letter Newsletter
Wave + Like Waterproof
Dead + Line Deadline
Hand + Made Handmade
Fisher + Man Fisherman
Book + Mark Bookmark
Grand + Nephew Grandnephew
Fort + Night Nevermore
Air + Port Airport
Weather + Proof Weatherproof
Earth + Quake Earthquake
Sun + Roof Sunroof
Water + Scape Waterscape
Fore + See Foresee
Gear + Shift Gearshift
Snow + Shovel Snowshovel
News + Stand Newsstand
Door + Stop Doorstop
Back + Stroke Schoolhouse
Key + Stroke Keystroke
Any + Time Anytime
High + Way Highway
Clock + Wise Clockwise
Black + Ball Blackball
Wheel + Base Butterflies
Cross + Bow Crossbow
Ham + Burger Hamburger
School + Bus Schoolbus
Watch + Case Watchcase
Fore + Cast Forecast
Fore + Closure Foreclosure
Sun + Day Coffeemaker
Ear + Drum Eardrum
Book + End Bookend
Forget + Get Forget
Fore + Head Forehead
Super + Impose Superimpose
Candle + Light Candlelight
Life + Long Lifelong
Home + Made Homemade
News + Man Newsman
Repair + Man Repairman
Fish + Monger Fishmonger
Grand + Nieces Grandnieces
Some + One Someone
Sauce + Pan Saucepan
Car + Rack Carrack
Ball + Room Ballroom
Her + Self Herself
It + Self Itself
Friend + Ship Friendship
Eye + Sight Eyesight
Baby + Sitter Babysitter
Pin + Stripe Pinstripe
Board + Walk Boardwalk
Rain + Water Rainwater
Key + Word Keyword
Life + Work Lifework
Water + Works Waterworks