Combining forms

The '-pronged' group

These combining forms combine with numbers and with adjectives such as double. The adjectives formed indicate the size or quality of something, or how many parts of a particular kind a thing, person, or animal has.
They settled down in a one-bedroomed flat in Thames Ditton.
He armed himself with a wooden club and a double-barrelled shotgun and pursued his wife to her secret home in London.
He promised a four-pronged attack on the causes of crime.
There is a trend towards character boats such as the ever popular Cornish Shrimper with its traditional four-sided sails.
Nine people were rescued from the rubble of the five-storey building, which collapsed on Thursday evening.
In the later 80s, Ivana toured Britain with her own two-woman play about Sylvia Plath.
  • -armed
  • -barrelled
  • -bedded
  • -bedroomed
  • -bore
  • -carat
  • -day
  • -decker
  • -engined
  • -figure
  • -headed
  • -legged
  • -lobed
  • -man
  • -person
  • -piece
  • -ply
  • -pronged
  • -roomed
  • -sided
  • -speed
  • -storey
  • -storeyed
  • -tier
  • -tog
  • -way
  • -woman
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