lordy

[ lawr-dee ]
/ ˈlɔr di /

interjection Informal: Older Use.

(often initial capital letter) (used in exclamatory phrases to express surprise, elation, etc.): Oh lordy, what a mess!

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Origin of lordy

First recorded in 1820–25; lord (the interjection) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for lordy

lordy
/ (ˈlɔːdɪ) /

interjection

mainly US and Canadian an exclamation of surprise or dismay
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