exclamatory

adjective ex·clam·a·to·ry \ ik-ˈskla-mə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of exclamatory

:containing, expressing, using, or relating to exclamation
  • an exclamatory phrase

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First Known Use of exclamatory

1593

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EXCLAMATORY Defined for Kids

exclamatory

adjective ex·clam·a·to·ry \ ik-ˈsklam-ə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of exclamatory for Students

:containing or using exclamation
  • exclamatory outbursts


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