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coordinating conjunction

noun

Simple Definition of coordinating conjunction

  • grammar : a conjunction (such as and, or, or but ) that joins together words, phrases, or clauses of equal importance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of coordinating conjunction

  1. :  a conjunction (as and or or) that joins together words or word groups of equal grammatical rank

1916

First Known Use of coordinating conjunction

1916


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