interrobang


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in·ter·ro·bang

also in·ter·a·bang  (ĭn-tĕr′ə-băng′)
n.
A punctuation mark (ȃD) in the form of a question mark superimposed on an exclamation point, used to end a simultaneous question and exclamation.

[interro(gation point) + bang, exclamation point (printers' slang).]

interrobang

(ɪnˈtɛrəˌbæŋ)
n
a non-standard English punctuation mark that is a combination of an exclamation mark and a question mark

in•ter•ro•bang

(ɪnˈtɛr əˌbæŋ)

n.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection.
[1965–70; interro (gation point) + bang1, in printers' jargon, an exclamation point]
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