bejabbers

[ bih-jab-erz ]
/ bɪˈdʒæb ərz /

interjection

(used as a mild oath expressing astonishment, dismay, disbelief, or the like).

noun

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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