oh my God

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See also: ohmygod and oh my god

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oh my God!

  1. Said in supplication
  2. (mildly blasphemous) expression of anger, frustration, excitement, shock, awe, dismay
    • 2001, Earl Simmons (lyrics), Black Key (music), “We Right Here”, in The Great Depression, Ruff Ryders Entertainment, performed by DMX:
      "Oh my God!"; those can't be the last words of your man.

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In different contexts the offensiveness of this phrase can vary from blasphemous to mild, with a greater degree of variety than comparable phrases due to its invocation of deity. Common euphemisms are oh my gosh, omigosh, and oh my goodness.

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