- (used as a mild oath expressing astonishment, dismay, disbelief, or the like).
- Informal. dickens; devil: The fighter's left uppercut knocked the bejabbers out of his opponent.
Also be·ja·bers [bih-jey-berz] /bɪˈdʒeɪ bərz/.
Origin of bejabbers
First recorded in 1815–25; alleged to be euphemistic alteration of by Jesus
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Examples from the Web for bejabbers
The latter looked long and carefully at the thing and muttered, "Bejabbers, I never saw one like that before!"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Daniel Turner Holmes
Bejabbers then, we won't be afther murtherin' him outright; we'll jest let him go back to the river an' dhrown hisself!Down the Yellowstone
Lewis R. Freeman