periodic sentence


periodic sentence

noun

Definition of PERIODIC SENTENCE

:  a usually complex sentence that has no subordinate or trailing elements following its principal clause (as in yesterday while I was walking down the street, I saw him)

First Known Use of PERIODIC SENTENCE

circa 1928

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: periodic table
Previous Word in the Dictionary: periodic motion
All Words Near: periodic sentence

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up periodic sentence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).