gram·​mat·​i·​cal·​ly | \ grə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē How to pronounce grammatically (audio) \

Definition of grammatically

: in a way pertaining to grammar : with regard to grammar or in accordance with grammatical rules speaking grammatically a grammatically complex sentence Two Welsh men who were busted for possession of marijuana were spared jail time by a judge who commended their grammatically correct text messages.— Rachel DeSantis Just as we teach children how to ride bikes by putting them on a bicycle, we need to teach students how to write grammatically by letting them write.— Michelle Navarre Cleary

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Grammatically.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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