exclamation mark

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌeks.kləˈmeɪ.ʃənˌmɑ:k/
  • SAMPA: /%Eks.kl@"meI.S@n %mA:k/

Noun[change]

Singular
exclamation mark

Plural
exclamation marks

An exclamation mark
  1. An exclamation mark is the sign ! used at the end of a sentence to express a strong emotion such as surprise, annoyance or anger.
    In English a space is not needed between the last word and the exclamation mark.
    Comics use a lot of exclamation marks alone to express strong emotions.

Related words[change]


Punctuation marks (edit)

apostrophe ( ' ) ( ) • brackets ( [] ) ( {} ) • colon ( : ) • comma ( , ) • dashes ( ) ( ) • ellipsis ( ... ) • exclamation mark ( ! ) • hyphen ( ) ( - ) • parentheses ( () ) • period / full stop ( . ) • question mark ( ? ) • quotation marks ( ' ' ) ( " " ) • semicolon ( ; ) • slash ( / )


Other: ampersand ( & ) • asterisk ( * ) • at ( @ ) • backslash ( \ ) • bullet ( ) ( · ) • degree ( ° ) • number sign / pound sign ( # ) • tilde ( ~ ) • underscore ( _ ) • vertical bar / pipe ( | ) •