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holy moly

[moh-lee] /ˈmoʊ li/
interjection, Slang.
(used as an exclamation to express surprise or astonishment.)
Origin of holy moly
moly coined as rhyming twin to holy, on the model of holy cow, holy smoke, etc. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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