hyphenated

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Verb[edit]

hyphenated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of hyphenate
    People hyphenated the word "typewriter" more often in the past.

Adjective[edit]

hyphenated (comparative more hyphenated, superlative most hyphenated)

  1. Written with a hyphen.
    Some dictionaries list hyphenated words as though they contained no punctuation.
  2. Of a person, considered to have more than one nationality or ethnicity (such as French-Canadian, Afro-Argentine, etc.).
    • 2005 October 28, Edwin A. Sumcad, “Hyphenated Americans Must Look At Their Mirror -- The Community Newspaper -- To Do What Is Right”, in American Chronicle[[1]]:
      [The Community Newspaper] is one of the many symbolic emblems that stand for the other half of the hyphenated American’s identity.

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