crikey

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Euphemistic substitute for Christ. Compare criminy, cripes, crivvens. Attested from the 19th century.

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  • Rhymes: -aɪki

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crikey

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand) An exclamation of astonishment.
    Crikey, mate, that ain't a knife, this is a knife!

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