(used as a mild exclamation of surprise or emotion.)
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exclamation, wow, amen, hello, alas, boo, hurrah, ahem, oh, whoopee, hooray, shucks, er, ouch, rah, ah, egad, golly, hey, huh
Also jeepers creepers [kree-perz] /ˈkri pərz/.
Origin of jeepers
1925–30, Americanism; euphemistic alteration of Jesus
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US and Canadian slang a mild exclamation of surprise
Word Origin for jeepers
C20: euphemism for Jesus
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1900, American English, euphemistic alteration of Jesus.
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