Definition of compound adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

compound

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈkɑmpaʊnd//
 
, NAmE//kəmˈpaʊnd//
 
[only before noun](technology)
 
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formed of two or more parts a compound adjective, such as “fair-skinned” A compound sentence contains two or more clauses.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: compound