interrobang

interrobang

[in-ter-uh-bang]
noun
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.
Also, interabang.


Origin:
1965–70, Americanism; interro(gation point) + bang1, printers' slang for an exclamation point

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