- The definition of exclamatory is a cry or remark that is sudden or strong and expresses an emotion.
A shout of "ouch!" when you burn yourself is an example of an exclamatory remark.
exclamatory definition by Webster's New World
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of, containing, expressing, or using exclamation
Origin: ; from Classical Latin exclamatus, past participle of exclamare (see exclaim) plush -ory
exclamatory definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Constituting, containing, relating to, or using exclamation.