2pbfV index

two-part back-formed V inventory

keyed to the Page of 2pbfV examples

(W) or W indicates a listing 11/22/08 in
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_back-formations

The index is alphabetical by head verb; originally, I tried to make a division into established vs. innovative verbs, but it seemed to be indefensible

ABUSE: elder-abuse (#112)
ADJUST: loss adjust (#32)
APPOINT: recess appoint (#92)
ARRANGE: flower-arrange (#102)
ASSOCIATE: free-associate (#3, W)
BAKE: cake-bake (#143)
BARGAIN: plea-bargain (#8)
BATHE: sun-bathe (#37)
BEAR: child-bear (#31)
BIND: spellbind (#8)
BLAME: victim-blame (#108)
BLOG: peeveblog (#38)
BLOW: whistle-blow (#112)
BOIL: hard-boil (#3, W), potboil (#8)
BREAK: housebreak (W)
BREED: captive-breed (#75)
BUILD: jerry-build (W), nation-build (#67)
BURN: sunburn (W)
BURY: ritual-bury (#91)
BUST: union-bust (#112)
BUY: store-buy (#16), house-buy (#61)
CALL: name-call (#41)
CARRY: open-carry, concealed carry (#104)
CHANGE: track change (#80)
CHARM: snake charm (#32)
CHASE: truck-chase, ambulance-chase (#116), bail chase (#127)
CHECK: factcheck (#8), name-check (#28)
CLEAN: houseclean (#3, W), dry-clean (#3, W), spring-clean (#8)
CLIMB: hill climb (#32), rock climb (#32), free-climb (#40)
CLIP: nail clip (#32)
COAST: roller-coast (#27)
CONDITION: air-condition (#3, W)
CONDUCT: guest-conduct (#136)
CONQUER: all-conquer (#6)
CONTROL: quality-control (#6)
COOK: [exx in (#133)]
CORRECT: course-correct (#87)
CRAWL: low-crawl (#130)
CREATE: job-create (#112)
CROP: sharecrop (W)
CUT: cost-cut (#6)
DANCE: breakdance (#8), go-go dance (#109), victory-dance (#112)
DATE: speed date (#76), carbon date (#77)
DENY: Holocaust-deny (#112)
DETECT: lie-detect (#105)
DIRECT: music-direct (#139)
DIVE: muffdive (#8), scuba dive (#24), deep-dive (#65)
DODGE: draft dodge (#32)
DREAM: daydream (#8)
DREDGE: data dredge (#85)
DRILL: offshore drill (#1), deep-drill (#65)
DRINK: underage drink (#1, 5, 8), binge drink (#88)
DRIVE: backseat drive (#125), drunk-drive (#128), reckless-drive (#130)
DROP: name-drop (#22)
DRY: hair-dry (#32)
DUMP: patient-dump (#111)
EAT: fire-eat (#8), ass-eat (#60), homeeat (#81), comfort eat (#98)
EDIT: copyedit (#8)
ENHANCE: performance enhance (#6)
FIGHT: freedom-fight (#122)
FIND: fault-find (#84), way-find (#104)
FISH: fly fish (#37), commercial fish (#74), data fish (#85), ice-fish (#144)
FLAP: arm-flap (#7)
FLIRT: gay-flirt (#113)
FORM: back-form (#3, W)
FRY: chicken-fry (#131), [other exx in (#133]
FUCK: finger-fuck (#11), ass-fuck (#56, 58), motherfuck (#59), face-fuck (#60), star-fuck (#106)
GAZE: navelgaze (#8), star-gaze (#37)
GRILL: [exx in (#133)]
HANDLE: panhandle (#8, W)
HANG: cliff hang (#32), strap hang (#32)
HARRASS: sexual harrass (#108)
HAWK: ballhawk (#120)
HIT: hard-hit (#107), situational-hit (#135)
HOG: lane hog (#32)
HOLD: grudge-hold (#18), breath-hold (#101)
HUNT: headhunt (#8, W), househunt (#8), job-hunt (#18), fox hunt (#32), bounty hunt (#127), archery hunt (#132), sport hunt (#142)
IMMIGRATE: illegal-immigrate (#112)
JERK: tear-jerk (#70)
JUMP: line-jump (#10), claim-jump (#8), smoke-jump (#89)
KEEP: book-keep (W), housekeep (#3, 8, W), timekeep (#8), goalkeep (#32)
KILL: serial-kill (#12)
KISS: buttkiss (#8), asskiss (#8), bad kiss (#118)
LAND: soft-land (W)
LASH: tongue-lash (W)
LAUNDER: money-launder (#112)
LEAD: cheerlead (#8)
LICK: arse/ass lick (#32)
LIFT: shirt-lift (#57), shoplift (#69), booklift (#69)
LIGHT: moonlight (W)
MAKE: matchmake (#6), custom-make (W), home-make (#82), king-make (#126)
MANAGE: stage-manage (#6), time manage (#32), emergency manage (#52)
MARRY: gay marry (#2), church marry (#33), straight-marry (#112)
MATCH: price-match (#8)
MEND: fence-mend (#34)
MIND: child-mind (#29)
MINE: data mine, quote mine, text mine (#85)
OBSERVE: legal observe (#90)
OFFEND: sex offend (#32)
OPTIMIZE: network-optimize (#112)
PAINT: face-paint (#8)
PARK: parallel park (#35)
PAY: bill-pay (#62)
PEEL: onion-peel (#115)
PARENT: harsh-parent (#117)
PICK: cherrypick (#8), nitpick (W)
PINCH: penny pitch (#32)
PIPE: pied-pipe (#114)
PLAY: gameplay (#8)
POLICE: community-police (#124)
POOP: party-poop (#64)
PORT: teleport (#26)
PRODUCE: executive produce (#4)
PROMPT: teleprompt (#25)
PROTECT: password protect (#96)
PUMP: pussy-pump (#56)
PUNCH: face-punch (#53)
QUARTER: headquarter (W)
RACE: horse race (#32)
RAISE: fund raise (#66)
RATTLE: saber-rattle (#97)
READ: lipread (#8), proofread (#8, W), mindread (#8), silent-read (#6), pleasure read (#93)
REAR: child-rear (#30)
REFER: cross-refer (#3)
RIDE: horse ride (#32), horseback-ride (#138)
ROAST: spit-roast (#110), [other exx in (#133)]
ROUSE: rabble-rouse (#140)
ROB: grave rob (#32)
ROLL: logroll (W), steamroll (W)
RUN: showrun (#9, 71), barefoot-run (#121)
SCHOOL: home-school (#72)
SCORE: official-score (#134)
SCULPT: ice-sculpt (#88)
SEAR: [exx in (#133)]
SEARCH: Google-search, web-search (#17), body-search (#54), YouTube-search (#112)
SEE: sightsee (W)
SET: level-set (#112)
SHAME: slut-shame (#108)
SHARE: emotion-share (#6)
SHIFT: shape shift (#32, #141)
SHOOT: troubleshoot (#8)
SHOP: doctor-shop (#6), X-shop in general (#15), Black Friday shop (#123)
SING: scat sing (#119)
SIT: babysit (#3, 8, W), fence-sit (#8), house sit (#32)
SLAP: happy slap (#32)
SMOKE: [exx in (#133)]
SNOOP: data snoop (#85)
SOLVE: problem-solve (#8)
SPANK: monkey-spank (#95)
SPEND: secret-spend (#21), deficit-spend (#112)
STAB: backstab (#8)
STALK: Facebook-stalk (#112)
START: kick-start (#112)
STIR: shit stir (#32)
STRIKE: pinpoint-strike (#94)
SUCK: cock-suck (#56)
SUNBATHE: nude-sunbathe (#129)
SURF: windsurf (#8), bodysurf (#23)
SWAT: fly swat (#8)
TAKE: caretake (W)
TAME: lion tame (#8, #32)
TAMPER: ball tamper (#32)
TAP: wiretap (W)
TEACH: substitute teach (#14)
TEASE: eve-tease (#55)
TELL: truth-tell (#109)
TEND: bartend (#8, W)
THROAT: deep-throat (#65)
TOAST: [exx in (#133)]
TOLERATE: zero-tolerate (#112)
TRADE: insider-trade (#86)
TRAFFIC: drug traffic (#32)
TRANSFER: high speed transfer (#6)
TROT: globetrot (#8)
TUNE: fine-tune (#3, W)
TURN: page-turn (#83)
VOMIT: word-vomit(#130)
VOTE: early vote, absentee vote, advance vote (#1)
WALK: sleepwalk (#8, W), tightrope-walk (#8), fell walk (#32), dogwalk (#79)
WASH: brainwash (#8, W)
WASTE: time waste (#32)
WATCH: people-watch (#8), clock watch (#32)
WAVE: queen-wave (#68)
WEAVE: basket-weave, underwater basket-weave (#99)
WET: bed wet (#100)
WORK: buddy work (#4)
WRESTLE: arm wrestle (#32)
WRING: handwring (#36)
WRITE: hand-write (#20), typewrite (#8, W), travel-write (#73)

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