noun, plural in·ter·rog·a·to·ries.
- interrogative sentence,
- interrupted fern,
- interrupted screw,
- interrupted suture
Origin of interrogatory
Examples from the Web for interrogatory
The emotion under which Bois-Rose was suffering hindered him from finishing his interrogatory.Wood Rangers|Mayne Reid
A huge laugh from the crowd which had listened to the interrogatory put an end to the questioning.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2|Charles Dudley Warner
As he put the interrogatory, he pointed upward to the two birds, now within a hundred fathoms of the surface.The Ocean Waifs|Mayne Reid
He drops his hypocritical face, turns away his eyes and continues the interrogatory in a faltering voice.The Executioner's Knife|Eugne Sue
Still, after a moment's hesitation, he resumed his interrogatory.The Tiger-Slayer|Gustave Aimard
noun plural -tories
1570s, from Late Latin interrogatorius "consisting of questions," from past participle stem of interrogare (see interrogation).