1. hyphen

noun. ['ˈhaɪfən'] 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.


  • punctuation mark
  • dash


  • inelegance
  • erase
  • unspell

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Rhymes with Hyphen

  • syphon
  • siphon

How do you pronounce hyphen?

Pronounce hyphen as ˈhaɪfən.

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Sentences with hyphen

1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a hyphen under the other headings in the row to show that there is no data.

2. hyphen

verb. ['ˈhaɪfən'] divide or connect with a hyphen.


  • hyphenate
  • spell