-year-old

[[t]-jɪər-oʊld[/t]]
-year-olds
COMB in ADJ: ADJ n
-year-old combines with numbers to describe the age of people or things.

She has a six-year-old daughter.

...their 200-year-old farmhouse in Ohio.

COMB in N-COUNT
-year-old also combines to form nouns.

Snow Puppies is a ski school for 3 to 6-year-olds.


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