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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To connect or separate words with a dash-like mark.

Usage examples (35)
  • You must hyphenate some compound words such as merry-go-round.
  • hyphenate these words and names
  • A colloquialism -- "hyphenate" -- has latterly grown up to meet the need of
  • Rimes is what the industry calls a hyphenate, a writer and a producer. for more
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