agram·​mat·​i·​cal | \ (ˌ)ā-grə-ˈma-ti-kəl How to pronounce agrammatical (audio) \

Definition of agrammatical

: not conforming to the rules of grammar : ungrammatical The agrammatical nature of the sentence leaves its meaning unclear …US Official News Anyone who has had the misfortune of reading a printed copy of an electronic health record knows that it is often an agrammatical, incomprehensible mess.— Lawrence R. Huntoon One's own eyes widen a little as this strange narrative unfolds in a prose that seems initially to be as untidy and agrammatical as subway graffiti.— Anthony Quinn

First Known Use of agrammatical

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Agrammatical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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