blimey

or bli·my

[ blahy-mee ]

interjectionBritish Informal.
  1. (used to express surprise or excitement.)

Origin of blimey

1
1885–90; originally reduced form of blind me, as ellipsis from God blind me;cf. gorblimey

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blimey

/ (ˈblaɪmɪ) /


interjection
  1. British slang an exclamation of surprise or annoyance

Origin of blimey

1
C19: short for gorblimey God blind me

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