Grammar Patterns

Combining forms

The '-flavoured' group

All these combining forms except spiced combine with nouns, -spiced combines with adverbs, and -flavoured combines with adverbs and adjectives. The adjectives formed indicate that something contains a particular element, physically or metaphorically.
Cinnamon-flavoured biscuits are a real treat in a lunch box or on the tray for morning or afternoon tea.
Don't in any circumstances eat highly spiced foods or acids such as vinegar.
Iris' gospel-tinged songs resonate with a poignancy and feeling for the land as only country music can.
  • -flavoured
  • -impregnated
  • -inflected
  • -spiced (graded)
  • -tinged
  • -tinted
  • See related content

    English Dictionary
    English Dictionary
    NEW from Collins!
    NEW from Collins!
    English Word Lists
    English Word Lists
    Easy Learning English Grammar
    Easy Learning English Grammar
    Word Lover's Blog
    Word Lover's Blog
    Online Scrabble Checker
    Online Scrabble Checker
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
    Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
    Register now or login in to access