Definitions of fragmentary

  1. consisting of small disconnected parts; "fragmentary remains" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Composed of the fragments of other rocks. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Pertaining to, or composed of, broken parts; disconnected. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Consisting of fragments or pieces: broken. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Composed of fragments; broken. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for fragmentary

  1. The early history of consumers' cooperation is but fragmentary and, so far as we know, the first cooperative attempt which had for its exclusive aim " competence to purchaser" was made in Philadelphia early in 1829. A store was established on North Fifth Street, which sold goods at wholesale prices to members, who paid twenty cents a month for its privileges. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  2. Even in the main offices of that railroad, in Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, it still was most inchoate and fragmentary – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford