- The definition of an exclamation point is a punctuation mark used at the end of a sentence to indicate a lot of emotion, such as happiness or sadness.
An example of an exclamation point is the "!" at the end of the sentence: "I am having a baby!"
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exclamation point - Cultural Definition
A punctuation mark (!) used after an abrupt and emphatic statement or after a command: “‘Help!’ he cried, as his boat floated toward the edge of Niagara Falls.”