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criminy

interj.

also crimine, 1680s; it looks like Italian crimine "crime" but likely is simply another euphemism for Christ as a swear-word.

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Historical Examples

  • "Criminy, the ol' campus sure does look good," said Hugh ecstatically.

    The Plastic Age

    Percy Marks