hyphenated

[hahy-fuh-ney-tid]
adjective Informal.
of, pertaining to, or designating a person, group, or organization of mixed origin or identity: an Irish-American club and other hyphenated organizations.

Origin:
1890–95; hyphenate + -ed2

unhyphenated, adjective
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hyphenate

[v. hahy-fuh-neyt; adj., n. hahy-fuh-nit, -neyt]
verb (used with object), hyphenated, hyphenating.
1.
to join by a hyphen.
2.
to write or divide with a hyphen.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to something of distinct form or origin that has been joined; connected by a hyphen.
noun
4.
Informal. a person working or excelling in more than one craft or occupation: He's a film-industry hyphenate, usually listed as a writer-director-producer.

Origin:
1850–55; hyphen + -ate1

hyphenation, noun
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hyphenate or hyphen (ˈhaɪfəˌneɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to separate (syllables, words, etc) with a hyphen
 
hyphen or hyphen
 
vb
 
hyphen'ation or hyphen
 
n

hyphenated (ˈhaɪfəˌneɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  containing or linked with a hyphen
2.  chiefly (US) having a nationality denoted by a hyphenated word, as in American-Irish
3.  chiefly (US) denoting something, such as a professional career, that consists of two elements, as in singer-songwriter

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Hyphenated when used as an adjective or compound noun instead of a verbal phrase.
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