gorblimey

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Etymology[edit]

Representing a Cockney pronunciation of God blind me!; in medieval times, people would curse using contractions rather than breaking the third commandment (Do not use the Lord's name in vain oaths). Compare strewth, zounds, 'sblood.

Interjection[edit]

gorblimey

  1. (UK) Expressing surprise, anger, etc.