caramba

[ kah-rahm-bah ]
/ kɑˈrɑm bɑ /
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interjection Spanish.

(used as an exclamation of astonishment, dismay, or anger.)
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caramba


exclamation of dismay or surprise, 1835, from Spanish, said to be a euphemism for carajo "penis," from Vulgar Latin *caraculum "little arrow."

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