- (used to express surprise or excitement.)
Origin of blimey
Examples from the Web for blimy
Historical Examples of blimy
Number One was Jimmy Archer, who had tried to steal the "blimy teapot."The Uttermost Farthing
R. Austin Freeman
Blimy if I don't believe 'e's taking 'ome 'is washing up his back.Passing of the Third Floor Back
Jerome K. Jerome
"Blimy," he said at length, "you look like the sort o' bloke she'd like," and with that he grinned again.
I don't remember exactly what happened, but the millionaire man said, Blimy, couldn't he run after his hat wot the wind blown off?
Then, turning with a sudden access of fury, "I'll knock yer face off, blimy!"Tales of Mean Streets
- British slang an exclamation of surprise or annoyance
Word Origin for blimey
Word Origin and History for blimy
by 1889, probably a corruption of (God) blind me! First attested in a slang dictionary which defines it as "an apparently meaningless, abusive term."