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  1. characterized by interjection; interjectional.
  2. thrust in; interjected: an interjectory word.
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Origin of interjectory

First recorded in 1855–60; interject + -ory1
Related formsin·ter·jec·to·ri·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for interjectory

Historical Examples

  • They are not inarticulate, though their speech is often interjectory.

    The New Stone Age in Northern Europe

    John M. Tyler

  • The King made an interjectory movement, but the Prince went on.

    King John of Jingalo

    Laurence Housman

  • They did not discuss Carinthia's latest craziness at night, hardly alluded to it while they were in the interjectory state.