Combining forms

The '-high' group

These combining forms combine with nouns or with noun groups that indicate an amount; -size and -sized also combine with adjectives. The adjectives formed indicate size, duration, or age.
Other guards were held at bay as the six scaled the 30ft-high wall.
They were all very clean and tidy, especially the girls in their neat knee-length flared skirts and short-sleeved blouses.
The 26-year-old left-hander was thrilled with the result of experimenting with a new racket.
Franck Portillo's karate world record was to break a wall of 40 5cm-thick sheets of concrete with his elbow.
  • -deep
  • -high
  • -length
  • -long
  • -old
  • -size
  • -sized
  • -square
  • -tall
  • -thick
  • -wide
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