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blimey

or bli·my

[ blahy-mee ]
/ ˈblaɪ mi /
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interjection British Informal.
(used to express surprise or excitement.)
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Origin of blimey

1885–90; originally reduced form of blind me, as ellipsis from God blind me;cf. gorblimey
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British Dictionary definitions for blimey

blimey
/ (ˈblaɪmɪ) /

interjection
British slang an exclamation of surprise or annoyance

Word Origin for blimey

C19: short for gorblimey God blind me
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