special-operator-p | Function |

**Syntax****special-operator-p**symbol → generalized-boolean**Arguments and Values**`symbol`— a*symbol*.`generalized-boolean`— a*generalized boolean*.**Description**Returns

*true*if`symbol`is a*special operator*; otherwise, returns*false*.**Examples**(special-operator-p 'if) →

*true*(special-operator-p 'car) →*false*(special-operator-p 'one) →*false***Exceptional Situations**Should signal

**type-error**if its argument is not a*symbol*.**Notes**Historically, this function was called

`special-form-p`

. The name was finally declared a misnomer and changed, since it returned true for*special operators*, not*special forms*.