a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
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.
1675, "of or pertaining to tragedy or dramatic acting," from Gk. Thespis, poet of 6c. B.C.E., the traditional father of Gk. tragedy. The names is lit. "inspired by the gods." The noun meaning "an actor" is attested from 1827, from the adj.; short form thesp is attested from 1962.