admonitory


ad·mon·i·to·ry

adjective \əd-ˈmä-nə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of ADMONITORY

:  expressing admonition :  warning
ad·mon·i·to·ri·ly \-ˌmä-nə-ˈtr-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of ADMONITORY

  1. <admonitory articles abound around Halloween, warning parents of the hazards of trick-or-treating>

First Known Use of ADMONITORY

1594

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