ungrammatical

[ uhn-gruh-mat-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌʌn grəˈmæt ɪ kəl /

adjective

grammatically incorrect or awkward; not conforming to the rules or principles of grammar or accepted usage: an ungrammatical sentence.

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Origin of ungrammatical

First recorded in 1645–55; un-1 + grammatical

OTHER WORDS FROM ungrammatical

un·gram·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for ungrammatical

ungrammatical
/ (ˌʌnɡrəˈmætɪkəl) /

adjective

(of a sentence) not regarded as correct by native speakers of the language
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