Category:English exocentric verb-noun compounds

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  1. nipcheese
  2. whack-a-mole
  3. chawbacon
  4. make-king
  5. hush puppy
  6. pickcheese
  7. come-hither
  8. starve-acre
  9. tear-cat
  10. clenchpoop
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  1. hangdog
  2. seeksorrow
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  5. swashbuckler
  6. lickpot
  7. killjoy
  8. telltale
  9. grabass
  10. scapegrace

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by etymology » Compound terms » Exocentric compounds » Verb-noun

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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