holy moly

[ moh-lee ]
/ ˈmoʊ li /

interjection Slang.

(used as an exclamation to express surprise or astonishment.)

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Origin of holy moly

moly coined as rhyming twin to holy, on the model of holy cow, holy smoke, etc.
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