exclamation point

noun

Definition of exclamation point

  1. 1 :  a mark ! used especially after an interjection or exclamation to indicate forceful utterance or strong feeling

  2. 2 :  a distinctive indication of major significance, interest, or contrast the game put an exclamation point on the season —called also exclamation mark

1824

First Known Use of exclamation point

1824


EXCLAMATION POINT Defined for English Language Learners

exclamation point

noun

Definition of exclamation point for English Language Learners

  • : a punctuation mark ! used to show a forceful way of speaking or a strong feeling


EXCLAMATION POINT Defined for Kids

exclamation point

noun

Definition of exclamation point for Students

  1. :  a punctuation mark ! used to show force in speaking or strong feeling


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