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A symbol.


Separates many parts of speech--
a very useful part-of-speech symbol.
by larstait October 15, 2003
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A horizontal chop motion done with one's hand or fingers at another person's throat, with just enough force to interrupt their speech, but not necessarily injure them. The result may make the recipient cough or have to swallow, but definitely halts immediate speech. Often, the word "hyphen" is said as the blow is delivered.
Chris was annoyed with Derrick's drunken diatribe, so he served up a swift hyphen to shut him up quickly.
by Eman1187 May 07, 2009
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a short line, supposedly symbolizing a break in a sentence.
has nothing to do with the words hype or hyphy.
dude: they where getting so hyphen at the club last night, it was trippy.
other dude: do you mean hyphy? lmfao.
by MJ_ April 17, 2007
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Spontaneously breaking into a dance for no reason while walking down the street.
Yo man you see that brotha break into that nasty hyphen.
by Superniceone April 03, 2006
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A type of dance which involves a juking or grinding move while holding your hand up high and the other hand smacking the buttocks
Dude did you here Ruben got done dancing the hyphen
by chucho131 May 16, 2008
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The widely popular cult group in the Media History class. The cult was formed to obtain sanity while attending class.
Hey man, have you prayed to your savior Lord Hyphen today?
by Hyphenationer April 25, 2019
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