American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A punctuation symbol (?) written at the end of a sentence or phrase to indicate a direct question. Also called interrogation point.
- n. The punctuation mark “?”, used at the end of a sentence to indicate a question.
- n. idiomatic doubt or uncertainty
- n. a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question
“Ellipses after a question mark are always strategically placed.”
“In the few cases where a word remains illegible, it is indicated by a question mark within square brackets.”
“With the battalion and battery chiefs, the great question mark of the campaign was not whether Pendleton went or remained, but whether the horses could survive hard work, poor shoeing, and half-feed.”
“Thanet filed away a question mark over Vintage's marriage, for further investigation later if necessary.”
“And there was a very big question mark in Miss De Voe's voice.”
“Even Henry Norbert bore a question mark above his head, as the lawyer knew more than anyone else about Russell's business, whereabouts, and life in general.”
“But his immoderate taste for the high life which he shared with General Howe curled a question mark over his capacities, and even in a farewell and affectionate letter to his wife before he sailed for Boston in 1775, he felt obliged, as a self-confessed libertine, to couple his declarations of everlasting love with apologies for “the levities, the inattentions, and dissipations of my common course of life.””
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