nonsentence

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noun non·sen·tence \ ˌnän-ˈsen-tᵊn(t)s \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonsentence

plural nonsentences
:a word, clause, or phrase that does not form a complete sentence
  • He talks too fast, strings together endless nonsentences, flubs his lines and ad-libs poorly.
  • —John W. Mashek

First Known Use of nonsentence

1933


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