Definition of exclamation point in English:

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exclamation point

(British exclamation mark)

noun

A punctuation mark (!) indicating an exclamation.
Example sentences
  • A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point.
  • Brian's life and death provided punctuation to the teaching that we are saved by grace and not works, and that punctuation was an exclamation point!
  • The safety alert symbol, the triangle with the exclamation mark, indicates that a human injury hazard exists.

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Syllabification: ex·cla·ma·tion point

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