Definition of grammatical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡrəˈmætɪkl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡrəˈmætɪkl//
    Language skills, Grammar
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  1. 1connected with the rules of grammar a grammatical error See related entries: Grammar
  2. 2correctly following the rules of grammar That sentence is not grammatical. See related entries: Language skills
  3. Word Originearly 16th cent.: from late Latin grammaticalis, via Latin from Greek grammatikos, from gramma, grammatos ‘letter of the alphabet, thing written’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grammatical