ungrammatical

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

adjective

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

Origin of ungrammatical

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

Related forms

un·gram·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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ungrammatical

/ (ˌʌnɡrəˈmætɪkəl) /

adjective

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

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