|1.||an informal name for opossum|
|2.||(Austral), (NZ) Also called: phalanger any of various Australasian arboreal marsupials, such as Trichosurus vulpecula (brush-tailed phalanger), having dense fur and a long tail: family Phalangeridae|
|3.||play possum to pretend to be dead, ignorant, asleep, etc, in order to deceive an opponent|
|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 children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
see play possum.