Example sentences for: interjectional

How can you use “interjectional” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Such, at any rate, is slang specialist Dalzell's surmise, and the comments by Soukhanov (about the interjectional groovy ) and Morse (about groovy in printed citations) illustrate the point.

  • If we will only, for a moment, consider this probability, viz. that there is no good reason for associating this interjectional phrase with a well-known adjective, this will leave us free to look around us, and see whether any other source is possible.

  • Anne H. Soukhanov, who oversaw the most recent (third) edition of the American Heritage Dictionary and is now the North American editor of the Encarta World English Dictionary , recalls coming across the word these days mostly in speech, "especially in sardonic and sarcastic replies to negative-context statements such as 'Dad, I just wrecked your new car' or 'This to inform you that the IRS has targeted you for a 10 year audit,' where its use as an interjectional reply parallels similar use of standard terms like 'beautiful,' 'terrific,' or 'great.

  • I suspect that the word has long existed in a netherworld between interjectional utility and outright put-on.


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