Hyphenate in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Hyphenate

to divide by a small line or dash

Examples of Hyphenate in a sentence

Some people wrongfully hyphenate words like “un-covered” and “jelly-fish” because it doesn’t need a hyphen in them. 🔊

When writing the number 23 in words, people will need to hyphenate this number word as twenty-three.  🔊

As Ms. Dolley began to write the compound word on the board with a small dash in the middle, I knew she needed to hyphenate that word. 🔊

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