interrogation point



Origin of interrogation point

First recorded in 1590–1600
Also called interrogation mark. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for interrogation point

Historical Examples of interrogation point

  • 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?