Definition of hyphen


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • hyphen is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • hyphen is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 16 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of hyphen

  • divide or connect with a hyphen (verb)

    Examples

    1. hyphenate these words and names

    Synonyms

    1. hyphenate

  • a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. dash

See definition of hyphen in Merriam Webster