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.
a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
1880 (the noun, ephebe, is attested from 1697), from Gk. ephebos "of age 18-20," from epi- "upon" + hebe "early manhood." In classical Greece, the age when a citizen was chiefly occupied with garrison duty.