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Definition of "interrogatory" [in•ter•rog•a•to•ry]

  • Asking a question; of the nature of a question; interrogative. (adjective)
  • Law A formal or written question, as to a witness, usually requiring an answer under oath. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "interrogatory" in a sentence
  • "The crime section of the blogopshere is in interrogatory mode tonight."
  • "Filmmaker Errol Morris has grown famous and revered as the pioneer of what could be called interrogatory cinema -- …"
  • "The Goddamn Parrot made some kind of interrogatory noise."