- (Roget's IV)
Syn. inaccurate, incorrect, solecistic, nonstandard, improper, faulty, imprecise; see also wrong 2 .
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ungrammatical — (adj.) 1650s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + GRAMMATICAL (Cf. grammatical). Related: Ungrammatically … Etymology dictionary
ungrammatical — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not conforming to grammatical rules. DERIVATIVES ungrammatically adverb … English terms dictionary
ungrammatical — [un΄grə mat′i kəl] adj. not in accordance with the rules of a grammar ungrammatically adv … English World dictionary
ungrammatical — ungrammatically, adv. /un greuh mat i keuhl/, adj. grammatically incorrect or awkward; not conforming to the rules or principles of grammar or accepted usage: an ungrammatical sentence. [1645 55; UN 1 + GRAMMATICAL] * * * … Universalium
ungrammatical — adj. Ungrammatical is used with these nouns: ↑sentence … Collocations dictionary
ungrammatical — UK [ˌʌnɡrəˈmætɪk(ə)l] / US adjective not correct according to the rules of grammar ungrammatical sentences Derived word: ungrammatically UK [ˌʌnɡrəˈmætɪklɪ] / US adverb … English dictionary
ungrammatical — adjective Date: 1654 not following rules of grammar • ungrammaticality noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
ungrammatical — adjective In violation of one or more of the rules and conventions of a language as defined by the grammar, resulting in unacceptable, or incorrect usage. Ant: grammatical … Wiktionary
ungrammatical — un|gram|mat|i|cal [ ,ʌngrə mætıkl ] adjective not correct according to the rules of grammar ╾ un|gram|mat|i|cal|ly [ ,ʌngrə mætıkli ] adverb … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
ungrammatical — adj. not grammatical … English contemporary dictionary