Compound Words

Compound Words: Useful List of 160 Compound Words with Example Sentences

Compound Words!!! A compound word is one whose stem is made up of two or more simple stems. Following is a list of 160 compound words that you can use to improve and expand your English vocabulary.

Compound Words

Compound Words List

  • Afterlife
  • Backstage
  • Caretaker
  • Daydream
  • Egghead
  • Firebox
  • Goodbye
  • Haircut
  • Ironwork
  • Jackpot
  • Keyboard
  • Landslide
  • Matchbox
  • Software
  • Nevermore
  • Overboard
  • Passport
  • Railroad
  • Sailboat
  • Tableware
  • Underclothes
  • Waistcoat
  • Aftermath
  • Blackmail
  • Carpool
  • Dishcloth
  • Everything
  • Firefighter
  • Grandchildren
  • Handbook
  • Inchworm
  • Jawbone
  • Skyscraper
  • Keynote
  • Lawmaker
  • Moonlight
  • Newsdealer
  • Overcoat
  • Password
  • Raincoat
  • Saucepan
  • Tablespoon
  • Undergraduate
  • Wallboard
  • Afternoon
  • Ballpark
  • Coffeemaker
  • Driveway
  • Eyeballs
  • Firehouse
  • Granddaughter
  • Handmade
  • Inland

Compound Words

  • Jellyfish
  • Keepsake
  • Lawsuit
  • Motorcycle
  • Newspaper
  • Overflow
  • Patchwork
  • Rainfall
  • Sandbox
  • Taillight
  • Upstage
  • Wardroom
  • Airmail
  • Blacklist
  • Comeback
  • Doorstop
  • Eyesight
  • Forehead
  • Goodnight
  • Headhunter
  • Inmate
  • Jumpshot
  • Keyhole
  • Lifeguard
  • Moonstruck
  • Newsroom
  • Overland
  • Playboy
  • Rainmaker
  • Schoolbus
  • Taxpayer
  • Upstream
  • Washcloth
  • Airport
  • Basketball
  • Courtyard
  • Dishpan
  • Earthbound
  • Friendship
  • Glassmaking
  • Highchair
  • Infold
  • Jerrybuild
  • Keyword
  • Sunglasses
  • Lifesaver
  • Meantime
  • Nightfall
  • Overshoes
  • Playmate
  • Redcoat
  • Schoolroom
  • Teammate
  • Upriver
  • Wastebasket
  • Anybody
  • Bedroom
  • Crosswalk
  • Dairymaid
  • Earring
  • Supermarket
  • Forebear
  • Grandaunt
  • Honeymoon
  • Housewife
  • Jaywalk
  • Keyway
  • Lifetime
  • Meanwhile
  • Noisemaker
  • Overabundance
  • Ponytail
  • Toothpaste
  • Riverbank
  • Shipbuilder
  • Teacup
  • Uplift
  • Watermelon
  • Anything
  • Babysitter
  • Courtroom
  • Daybreak
  • Eardrop
  • Footnote
  • Grasshopper
  • Housekeeper
  • Inkwell
  • Jawbreaker
  • Keystroke
  • Longhouse
  • Motherhood
  • Airbrush
  • Notebook
  • Onetime
  • Postcard
  • Rubberband
  • Shopkeeper
  • Timetable
  • Upmarket
  • Weatherman
  • Weeknight
  • Typewriter
  • Butterscotch
  • Authorship
  • Toolbox
  • Bookmark
  • Alongside

Compound Words Examples

  • What happened to that woman in the afterlife?
  • We went backstage after the show to meet the actors.
  • The caretaker is responsible for the maintenance of the school buildings.
  • Colin began to daydream about what he would do if he won the lottery.
  • He’s going to bring a bunch of egghead economists to his library.
  • The firebox is full of smoke, the fire needs more air?
  • She said goodbye and thanked us for coming.
  • It’s been nearly three months since my last haircut.
  • He peeped through the white ornamental ironwork of the gate.
  • They scooped the jackpot in yesterday’s lottery.
  • The program locks the keyboard until a password is given.
  • The village was destroyed by a landslide.
  • Why can we get fire by rubbing a match on the matchbox?
  • This software is used for modeling atmospheric dynamics.
  • And if I ever find her, we nevermore will part.
  • Let’s not go overboard.
  • I need to renew my passport this year.
  • They ran a railroad into the forest region.
  • The sailboat keeled over in the storm.
  • Which shop has the best selection of tableware?
  • Don’t tumble your underclothes.
  • His waistcoat was riding up over his stomach.
  • A lot of rebuilding took place in the aftermath of the war.
  • They used the photographs to blackmail her into spying for them.
  • Would you like to join our carpool?
  • It was like an old dishcloth by the time I was finished.
  • It is right to put everything in its proper use.
  • A firefighter saved a little girl’s life at the expense of his life.
  • She enjoyed the frequent visits from her grandchildren.
  • Her mother bought a handbook of English grammar for her last Sunday.
  • Don’t eat me. I am an inchworm. I am useful. I measure things.

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What is an “inchworm”??

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Wow superb fabulous !!!!!!! This app is helpful and amazing