Compound Noun List in English

Please follow the list for expressions and detailed examples about Compound Nouns;

Compound noun is already a noun. Compound noun is made with 2, 3 or more words.
In general compound noun forms are that;



Noun + Noun
Adjective + Noun

But there are other combinations. Examples;

Noun + noun;

Bus stop; Is this the bus stop for the Angels Street?
Football; Do you like football, Mr. George?

Adjective + Noun;

Blackboard; Samuel, Please clean the blackboard.
Software; Can you install this important software on my PC?




Verb(ing) + Noun;

Breakfast; They always eats breakfast at 9am.
Swimming pool; What a beautiful swimming pool!

Other forms; Noun + Verb(ing), Verb + Preposition, Preposition + Noun and etc…

Common Compoun Noun List;

Compound Noun Compound Noun Compound Noun
aircraft courthouse eggplant
marketplace  armchair cowboy
elsewhere mealtime  armpit
crackpot endless nightmare
background crossbeam eyebrow
notebook  backlash crybaby
firefly oatmeal barnyard
cutthroat fireman outdoors
baseball daredevil fishbowl
pancake  bathroom darkroom
flashback password  bedtime
daydream foolproof quicksand
billboard dishwasher footprint
rainbow bobcat drainpipe
fourteen raincoat brainstorm
drawbridge gateway railway
breakfast drawstring grapefruit
sailboat  briefcase driftwood
grasshopper scarecrow  bulldog
driveway greenhouse seashell
buttercup drumstick hallway
tapeworm  butterfly dustpan
heartbeat teardrop  catfish
earache household teaspoon
chairman eardrum iceberg
undermine checkmate earphone
inland vineyard  cheesecloth
earring jigsaw waistline
chopstick earthquake keyhole
wallpaper  clockwork earthworm
kneecap workshop copycat
eyeball ladybug worldwide
countdown eyelid landslide
yourself



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