- of or relating to grammar: grammatical analysis.
- conforming to standard usage: grammatical speech.
Origin of grammatical
Examples from the Web for grammatically
Breaking the offending sentence into two sentences is grammatically correct but often rhythmically wrong.Donald E. Westlake Defends the Semicolon
Donald E. Westlake
October 25, 2014
My apologies if the tenses in the preceeding sentence are grammatically incorrect.Royal Baby Is First Person To Get a Wikipedia Page Before It Is Born
July 2, 2013
In principle, the more correct way to speak is the way that we should write—in complete sentences, grammatically correct, etc.Ben Yagoda: How I Not Write Bad
February 13, 2013
And, judging by the titles, they're not written by the most grammatically proficient users.Should Facebook Ban Sexist Pages?
November 5, 2011
How, it may be replied, can we with propriety say, grammatically incorrect?The Verbalist
Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
"Yes, it's me," he said, more cheerfully than grammatically.A Widow's Tale and Other Stories
Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
It is not every man in your walk in life who can write as grammatically as you have dreamed.The Dreamers
John Kendrick Bangs
But French is thoroughly and grammatically taught in America.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness
Grammatically, line 72 is an example of the absolute construction, common in Latin.Milton's Comus
- of or relating to grammar
- (of a sentence) well formed; regarded as correct and acceptable by native speakers of the language
Word Origin and History for grammatically
1520s, from Middle French grammatical and directly from Late Latin grammaticalis "of a scholar," from grammaticus "pertaining to grammar" (see grammar). Related: Grammatically (c.1400).