In·ter·rog·a·tive a. Denoting a question; expressed in the form of a question; as, an interrogative sentence; an interrogative pronoun.
In·ter·rog·a·tive, n. Gram. A word used in asking questions; as, who? which? why?
adj 1: relating to verbs in the so-called interrogative mood; "not
all questions have an interrogative construction"
2: relating to the use of or having the nature of an
interrogation [syn: interrogatory, asking(a)] [ant: declarative,
n 1: a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a
direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his
interrogations" [syn: question, interrogation, interrogative
2: some linguists consider interrogative sentences to
constitute a mood [syn: interrogative mood]