Origin of grammar
Related formsgram·mar·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for grammar
At his best, he was an inventor of part of the modern cinema's grammar.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fear of offending the grammar police can even produce a novel type of error called a hypercorrection.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With|Nick Romeo|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When you approached T.I., London Grammar, and Fall Out Boy to do this, what was their initial response to it?
At one point did you think, “T.I., London Grammar, and Fall Out Boy together”?
What did those darned Muslims give us other than grammar and algebra?
It supported a grammar school, an almshouse for thirty-two poor people, and bestowed liberal gifts on the poor.Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England|Edward L. Cutts
He could study the ancients with the young eyes of the Renaissance and read a Greek grammar like a book of love lyrics.Varied Types|G. K. Chesterton
In these charters the peculiar characteristics of Italian orthography and grammar frequently appear.
Of these about half were in the primary and the grammar grades and about half in the high school.The Evolution of the Country Community|Warren H. Wilson
At a parish school near by, John learned to spell and to repeat the rules of grammar.Four American Naval Heroes|Mabel Beebe
British Dictionary definitions for grammar
- the use of language with regard to its correctness or social propriety, esp in syntaxthe teacher told him to watch his grammar
- (as modifier)a grammar book
Derived Formsgrammarless, adjective
Word Origin for grammar
Culture definitions for grammar
The rules for standard use of words. A grammar is also a system for classifying and analyzing the elements of language.