Is it year old or years old?

Asked by Douglas Schulz on September 16, 2021

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Originally Answered: Which is grammar correct in context, year old or years old? If using as the adjective of a noun (usually before the noun) it's “year old” as in “Ten-year-old car” if stating the age of the noun (usually after the noun) it's “years old” as in “the car isten years old”.

Is in process hyphenated? Should in process be hyphenated? Merriam-Webster and Chicago Manual of Style both favor not hyphenating after a prefix, so according to these two recognized authorities, none of the above should be spelled with the hyphen. But British andCanadian dictionaries seem to hyphenate them more often.

What is the plural of a ten year old? When expressed as simple nouns, they are plural. Thus, A ten-year-old boy is sitting on the couch. The boy sitting on the couch is ten yearsold.

Is schooler a word? noun. a person who attends school, especially a child (usually used in combination): a new course for junior-high-schoolers.