Definition of exclamatory in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsklamət(ə)ri/


(Of a cry or remark) expressing surprise, strong emotion, or pain.
Example sentences
  • By the time he finished his exclamatory remark I was doubled over with laughter spilling out between my lips.
  • Playful punkety rocker Atom and His Package wrote in with exclamatory praise and a promise to send submissions of his own visual art.
  • Great men have great idiosyncrasies, and the stubbornness with which Wolfe reproduces his exclamatory voice after it has been mimicked so many times makes it appear less a fault than a flourish.

Words that rhyme with exclamatory

amatory, declamatory, defamatory, inflammatory, proclamatory

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