- 5 Grammar the definite or indefinite article. See also determiner (sense 2).
verb[with object] British
- see virtu.
Middle English (denoting a separate clause of the Apostles' Creed): from Old French, from Latin articulus 'small connecting part', diminutive of artus 'joint'
A term used in traditional grammar. It consists of these words:
|a, an||indefinite article|
The ending of article is spelled -cle.
a clever newspaper article.