- of the nature of, pertaining to, or occurring in conversation: interlocutory instruction.
- interjected into the main course of speech.
- pronounced during the course of an action, as a decision; not finally decisive of a case.
- pertaining to an intermediate decision.
Origin of interlocutory
Examples from the Web for interlocutory
Historical Examples of interlocutory
Let the manner of your teaching them be very often interlocutory, or by way of questions.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)
That must be pendente lite, an interlocutory proceeding, in the action.The Ivory Gate, a new edition
Appeals to Rome lay from interlocutory as well as final judgments.
Affidavits on interlocutory proceedings could only be made upon oath.Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)
Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
Moreover he had theoretically a right to appeal to the inquisitor-general from this, as from all other interlocutory sentences.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3
Henry Charles Lea
- law pronounced during the course of proceedings; provisionalan interlocutory injunction
- interposed, as into a conversation, narrative, etc
- of, relating to, or characteristic of dialogue