Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: Jul 04, 2016 Views: 297
Hyphens are used to connect words that work together in describing other words. APA style has rules about which words should be connected by a hyphen and which should not.
There are many specific exceptions for using hyphens; see a complete list of these exceptions on the Writing Center's website.
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