Interrogative definition

ĭntə-rŏgə-tĭv
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Asking, or having the form of, a question.
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Used in a question.
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A sentence or an expression that asks a question.
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Asking or denoting a question; pertaining to inquiry; questioning: as, an interrogative phrase, pronoun, or point; an interrogative look or tone of voice.
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An interrogative word or expression (Ex.: what? where?)
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Interrogative is defined as something that is questioning or used as a question.

A glance clearly meant to ask someone "what are you thinking?" is an example of an interrogative glance.

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(rare) A question; an interrogation.
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The definition of an interrogative is a word that indicates a question is being asked.

The word "how" is an example of an interrogative.

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Asking a question or being of the nature of a question.

An interrogative raising of the eyebrows.

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(grammar) A word (pronoun, pronominal adjective, or adverb) implying interrogation, or used for asking a question: why, who, when, etc.
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Of, relating to, or being an element or construction used to ask a question.

An interrogative adverb; an interrogative particle.

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A word or form used to ask a question.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
interrogative
Plural:
interrogatives

Origin of interrogative

  • From Late Latin interrogativus.

    From Wiktionary