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hy·phen·at·ed

 (hī′fə-nā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having a hyphen: a hyphenated adjective.
2. Often Offensive Of or relating to naturalized citizens or their descendants or culture.
Usage Note: Naturalized immigrants to the United States and their descendants have sometimes been termed hyphenated Americans in reference to the tendency to hyphenate such ethnic compounds as Irish-American and Polish-American. This term has come under strong criticism as suggesting that those so designated are not as fully American as "unhyphenated" citizens, and it is best avoided in all but historical contexts.

hyphenated

(ˈhaɪfəˌneɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Linguistics) 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

hy•phen•at•ed

(ˈhaɪ fəˌneɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. of or designating a person or group of mixed national origin or identity: an Irish-American club and other hyphenated organizations.
2. composed of distinct elements connected by or as if by a hyphen.
[1890–95]
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References in classic literature ?
Strawn-Hamilton's his name - hyphenated, you know - comes of old Southern stock.
It is long since that Leith Clay-Randolph (note the hyphenated surname) knocked at the back door of Idlewild and melted the heart of Gunda.
To me, therefore, the stellar R-J fact was his reportedly being the first English cricketer with a double-barrelled or hyphenated surname to take even one Test Match wicket for well over 100 years.
I'll probably give my kid(s) a hyphenated last name of mine and my spouse's.
I can't help but wonder if all these hyphenated Americans are disintegrating the melting pot this country has boasted about for so long.
This new evolution in hyphenated techniques is designed to help accelerate innovation in areas ranging from transportation to medicine to solar energy.
The change she discussed that she wants to bring to fruition is one of awakening, with hopes that one day, "a hyphenated American will be just a term used in history books, because at some point, in maintaining a vision of unity the hyphen will and should be history.
Any word found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary (Tenth Edition) is eligible with the following exceptions: proper nouns; plural nouns, pronouns and possessives; third person singular verbs; hyphenated words; contractions and abbreviations; vulgar slang words; variant spellings of the same word (where another variant is also eligible).
Any word found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary is eligible with the following exceptions: proper nouns; plural nouns, pronouns and possessives; third person singular verbs; hyphenated words; contractions and abbreviations; vulgar slang words; variant spellings of the same word (where another variant is also eligible).
Several of these are hyphenated terms which can only be found in online sources.
Once a Tory, then a Liberal, now a hyphenated Liberal, Mr.
Presented in four volumes, 56 contributed chapters address preparation and pretreatment; optical spectroscopy--methods, measurements, application; solution solid-state, and imaging NMR; mass spectrometry; elemental analysis; bioanalysis; process control; spectroscopy at surfaces; nano-optics; hyphenated techniques; and databases and spectral libraries.