jiminy

or jim·mi·ny

[ jim-uh-nee ]
/ ˈdʒɪm ə ni /

interjection

(a mild exclamation of surprise, emotion, or awe.)

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Origin of jiminy

1810–20; perhaps alteration of Latin Jēsu Domine Lord Jesus!
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