ungrammatical

adjective un·gram·mat·i·cal \ ˌən-grə-ˈma-ti-kəl \

Definition of ungrammatical

: not following rules of grammar

ungrammaticality

play \ˌən-grə-ˌma-tə-ˈka-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of ungrammatical in a Sentence

  1. the résumé and its ungrammatical cover letter were summarily thrown in the trash

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First Known Use of ungrammatical

1654

ungrammatical Synonyms

Synonyms
illiterate
Antonyms
grammatical
Related Words
unidiomatic; nonstandard, substandard
Near Antonyms
idiomatic

UNGRAMMATICAL Defined for English Language Learners

ungrammatical

adjective

Definition of ungrammatical for English Language Learners

  • : not following the rules of grammar : not grammatical



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