jumping Jesus

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Interjection[edit]

jumping Jesus

  1. Expression of shock or surprise, similar to Jesus Christ.
    Jumping Jesus! I just won $500.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Jesus may be replaced with another noun, though this is uncommon. Some of those encountered are Jehosaphat, Jews, Johnny, Jiminy Crickets, Jehovah's Witnesses and George Washington.