Compound Nouns

A compound noun is a noun that contains two or more words. There are three forms:

  • Compound nouns with spaces.
  • Compound nouns without spaces.
  • Compound nouns with hyphens.

Compound Nouns with Spaces

  • Christmas Day
  • bottle opener
  • swimming pool

Compound Nouns without Spaces

  • homework
  • bathroom
  • sheepdog

Compound Nouns with Hyphens

  • mother-in-law
  • check-in
  • forty-two