What Are Compound Adjectives? - Definition & Examples


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What is a compound adjective?

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1. What is another name for a compound adjective?

2. Which of the following is an example of a compound adjective?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet look at compound adjectives. The questions within address their linguistic meaning as well as application within sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet includes questions involving the following:

  • The definition of compound adjective
  • An additional name for a compound adjective
  • Examples of compound adjectives
  • Placing compound adjectives within sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a compound adjective
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to complete example sentences using compound adjectives
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding other names for compound adjectives

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of adjective, you can review the corresponding lesson titled What Are Compound Adjectives? - Definition & Examples. This lesson is made up of the following objectives:

  • Know what hyphens are and how they're used
  • Learn what compound adjectives are composed of
  • Familiarize yourself with provided examples of compound adjectives within sentences