Category:English exocentric verb-noun compounds

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  1. make-king
  2. hush puppy
  3. pickcheese
  4. come-hither
  5. starve-acre
  6. tear-cat
  7. clenchpoop
  8. come-here
  9. watchnight
  10. scare-sleep
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  1. swashbuckler
  2. catch-all
  3. scatterbrain
  4. makeweight
  5. bob-cherry
  6. spitfire
  7. pinchpenny
  8. clingstone
  9. marplot
  10. catchpenny

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by etymology » Compound words » Exocentric compounds » Exocentric verb-noun compounds

English compounds in which the first element is a transitive verb, the second a noun functioning as its direct object, and whose referent is the person or thing doing the action.

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