ecky thump

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ecky thump

  1. (colloquial, Northern England, dialectal) Exclamation of surprise or pleasure.
    • 2001, Cyril Morris, Morgi, page 122:
      Ecky thump! I've never tasted anything as good.
    • 1985, Keith Waterhouse, Waterhouse At Large.
      ... its bellowing cry of Ecky thump! sounded much friendlier than...
    • The Guardian, Sunday June 10 2007, Kitty Empire
      The latest Stripes album title, a play on the Lancastrian exclamation Ecky thump! is, in part, a gasp of surprise...