- the punctuation mark ?, used at the end of questions and in other contexts where doubt or ignorance is implied
- this mark used for any other purpose, as to draw attention to a possible mistake,
as in a chess commentary
- an element of doubt or uncertainty
Word usage trends for “question-mark”
Translations for 'question mark'
- British English: question mark A question mark is the punctuation mark (?) which is used in writing at the end of a question.He put a question mark next to her name on the list.ˈkwɛstʃən mɑːk NOUN
- Arabic: عَلامَةُ إِسْتِفْهَام
- Brazilian Portuguese: ponto de interrogação
- Chinese: 问号
- Croatian: upitnik
- Czech: otazník
- Danish: spørgsmålstegn
- Dutch: vraagteken
- European Spanish: signo de interrogación
- Finnish: kysymysmerkki
- French: point d’interrogation
- German: Fragezeichen Fragezeichen
- Greek: ερωτηματικό
- Italian: punto interrogativo
- Japanese: 疑問符
- Korean: 의문부호
- Norwegian: spørsmålstegn
- Polish: znak zapytania
- Portuguese: ponto de interrogação
- Romanian: semn de întrebare semne de întrebare
- Russian: вопросительный знак
- Spanish: signo de interrogación
- Swedish: frågetecken
- Thai: เครื่องหมายคำถาม
- Turkish: soru işareti
- Ukrainian: знак питання
- Vietnamese: dấu chấm hỏi
Example Sentences Including 'question mark'
He glanced up when he heard me coming, mumbled something about stiff wrists, and bent over like a question mark to address the ball.
Follow the Sharks
The cover of the menu showed a thin gangling figure, bent like a question mark.
Dreams of Innocence
Working swiftly, Pete made an enormous blue question mark , at least a yard high, on the dirty white face of the theatre.
Three in One