nongrammatical

[ non-gruh-mat-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌnɒn grəˈmæt ɪ kəl /

adjective

(of a sentence or expression) not conforming to the grammatical rules of a given language.

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Origin of nongrammatical

First recorded in 1950–55; non- + grammatical
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