jumping Jesus

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Interjection[edit]

jumping Jesus

  1. A term used when surprised or shocked, 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 the more usual ones encountered are Jehosaphat, Jews, Johnny, Jiminy Crickets, Jehovah's Witnesses and George Washington.