A compound word may be a noun, a pronoun, an adjective, or an adverb.
Compound nouns (words for people, places, or things):
- hair dresser
- theme park
- ice cream
Compound pronouns (words that take the place of nouns):
Compound adjectives (words used to describe a noun):
Compound adverbs (words used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb):