interabang

[in-ter-uh-bang]

noun


Nearby words

  1. inter-,
  2. inter-allied,
  3. inter-american,
  4. inter-war,
  5. inter.,
  6. interac,
  7. interacinous,
  8. interact,
  9. interactant,
  10. interaction

interrobang

or in·ter·a·bang

[in-ter-uh-bang]

noun

a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.

Origin of interrobang

1965–70, Americanism; interro(gation point) + bang1, printers' slang for an exclamation point

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