I'm trying to verify the correctness the following sentence:

Game time is Sunday.

Is it correct or should it be "game-time"?

  • If you feel free to use slang, which is the only attribution I can find for the single-lexeme usage in dictionaries, surely the correctness of hyphenation shouldn't be a worry? – Edwin Ashworth Jun 7 '14 at 12:15

In this case, where game time is the subject of the sentence, don't use a hyphen. When using it as a compound modifier, you would usually want to use a hyphen to minimize confusion: the game-time temperature will be 60 degrees.

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