Grammar CheckerSpellingShould I use 'highlight', 'high-light' or 'high light'?

Should I use 'highlight', 'high-light' or 'high light'?

Should I use 'highlight', 'high-light' or 'high light'?

Highlight as a noun means 'the outstanding or remarkable part of an event'. It can also mean 'a bright part of a picture or image'. As a verb it means 'to call special attention to'.

Highlight is the correct term. High-light, high-lights, high-lighting and high-lighted are always incorrect.

There are some very rare occasions where you might use high light, but only to describe a light that is situated in a high position.

Dictionary Definition of highlight

Examples of highlight in a sentence

Bingo had been the highlight of the week.
- The One-Week Job Project: One Man, One Year, 52 Jobs by Sean Aiken
A small scar, a slight blemish on your great beauty, it will only highlight perfection.
- My Dead Body by Charlie Huston
She's the highlight of the show."
- Goodbye Dolly by Deb Baker
I figured Portia didn’t want to highlight anything about her resident freak.
- Norway to Hide: A Passport to Peril Mystery by Maddy Hunter