• synonyms

interrogation point

See more synonyms for interrogation point on Thesaurus.com
  1. question mark.
Show More

Origin of interrogation point

First recorded in 1590–1600
Also called interrogation mark.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for interrogation point

Historical Examples

  • Another of our common wild flowers, which I always look at with an interrogation-point in my mind, is the wild ginger.


    John Burroughs

  • Why, Mephisto has some pretty good traits; but Alexander Pope is as crooked as an interrogation-point, inside and out.

  • "A stranger to me, of course," said Locker, his whole form twisting itself into an interrogation-point.

    The Captain's Toll-Gate

    Frank R. Stockton

  • A period or any other mark, except an interrogation-point, is not often used after a display line in the title-page of a book.

    Why We Punctuate

    William Livingston Klein

  • Each star that blinked down at him as he rode in answer to a night-call seemed an interrogation-point asking, How do I exist?