Natalie
does 'double' needs a hyphen if that's the first part of compound adjective? does 'double' needs a hyphen if that's the first part of compound adjective? for example, double-conjunctive means (linguistics)
Apr 11, 2017 7:44 PM
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Rules on hyphens are notoriously unpredictable and often ignored.  But in general, I would answer yes to your question e.g. double-decker, double-jointed.  It is considered correct punctuation to place a hyphen between the words of a compound adjective and I follow this rule.
April 11, 2017
Thank you so much for your help, Michael Chambers!
April 11, 2017