1An abrupt remark, especially as an aside or interruption: barracking and interjections from the protesters
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- 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!, dear me!).
- 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.
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