Dictionary

exempli gratia

adverb ex·em·pli gra·tia \ig-ˌzem-(ˌ)plē-ˈgrä-tē-ˌä, -ˈgrā-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of EXEMPLI GRATIA

:  for example

Origin of EXEMPLI GRATIA

Latin
First Known Use: 1602

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: exemplumPrevious Word in the Dictionary: exemplifyAll Words Near: exempli gratia
March 30, 2015
amphibology Hear it
A phrase with more than one interpretation
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears