Category:English bahuvrihi compounds

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Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by etymology » Compound words » Bahuvrihi compounds

English compounds in which the first part (A) modifies the second (B), and whose meaning follows a metonymic pattern: “<person> having a B that is A.”