Hyphenate definitions

hī'fə-nāt'
Hyphenated.
adjective
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A person who has more than one job or function, as in the film industry.

A producer-director-writer is a Hollywood hyphenate.

noun
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To connect or separate by a hyphen.
verb
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To write or print with a hyphen.
verb
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One who performs more than one job or function.

Auditioned singer-dancers, actor-models, and other hyphenates.

noun
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To divide or connect (syllables, word elements, or names) with a hyphen.
verb
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To break a word at the end of a line according to the hyphenation rules by adding a hyphen on the end of the line.
verb
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To join words or syllables with a hyphen.
verb
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A person with multiple duties or abilities, such as "writer-director", "actor-model", or "singer-songwriter".
noun
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