- 1An abrupt remark, made especially as an aside or interruption.More example sentences
- Conversely, the interjection of an apology into this situation yields several ameliorative results.
- My colleague John Key interjects with the best interjection of all.
- When a person asking a question chooses to make an unnecessary and offensive remark, he is inviting an interjection at that point.
- 1.1An exclamation, especially as a part of speech, e.g., ah! or dear me!.More example sentences
- In English, conjunctions, determiners, interjections, particles, and pronouns are grammatical words.
- I am working on a book about the parts of speech - that's right, nouns, verbs, interjections and all the rest.
- Two significant categories, of course - an article lacking interjections and pronouns, for example, would not pack the punch of one without any nouns or verbs.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin interjectio(n-), from the verb interjicere (see interject).