Reverse Dictionary: EXCLAMATIONS


– exclamation • AGOY! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • AH LAWFUL! 1790
– exclamation • AMASS! 1876 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • A-MASSY ME! 1842 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • A-MASSY WELL! 1842 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ARSEHOLE SET FIRE! c1920 sl.
– exclamation • BAG YOUR FACE! 1980s sl.
– exclamation • BEDAD! 1710 Ireland
– exclamation • BEGONNIES! 1869 Ireland
– exclamation • BEGOUGH! 1894 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BEGUMMER! 1834 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BEGY! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BLOOD AND FLUMMERY! 1857 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BLOOD AND THUNDER! 1830 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BULLY FOR YOU! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation • BY GADS-LID! 1598
– exclamation • BY GADS-NIGGERS! 1657
– exclamation • BY GAR! L16
– exclamation • BY GARY! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY GHOST! 1960s Aust.
– exclamation • BY GODFREY! 1868 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY GODFREY CAESAR! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY GODFREY MIGHTY! 1904 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY GUESS AND BY GODFREY! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY HEAVENS! 1610
– exclamation • BY HIS HOOKERS! E17
– exclamation • BY HOKEY! 19C US
– exclamation • BY HOKY-POKY! 19C US
– exclamation • BY HOOKY! 19C US – exclamation
– exclamation • BY JAIMMINTY! 1900 Ireland
– exclamation • BY JEHOSAPHAT!  • BY JEHOSHAPHAT! 1952 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY JINKS! a1870 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY JOCKS! 20C US sl.
– exclamation • BY JOCKUM! 20C US sl.
– exclamation • BY JOE BEESWAX! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY JOHN ROGERS! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY JUMPS! 1959 Amer. dial. obs.
– exclamation • BY JUPITER! 17C
– exclamation • BY LADYKIN! 1812 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BY LEDDY! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BY MEGGINS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BY MY HOOD! L14
– exclamation • BY MY SALUTED AUNT! 20C colloq.
– exclamation • BY MY VIRGINITY! 20C
– exclamation • BY THE ELEVENS! B1900
– exclamation • BY THE ETERNAL! B1900
– exclamation • BY THE ETERNAL GOD! B1900
– exclamation • BY THE HOKEY! 19C US
– exclamation • BY THE HOKY-POKY! 19C US
– exclamation • BY THE HOLY JUMPING JOHN ROGERS! 1949 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY THE JUMPING JOHN ROGERS! Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • BY THE LAWS! 1862 Ireland
– exclamation • BY THE LORD OF HEAVEN! 20C colloq.
– exclamation • BY THE MACKINS! c1560 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BY THE MEGGINS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BY THE MEGS! 1864 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • BY THE MOUSE-FOOT! M16
– exclamation • BY THE PIPER! 19C
– exclamation • BY THE PIPER THAT PLAYED BEFORE MOSES! 19C
– exclamation • BY THE PIPER THAT SHOOK THE GIANT’S CAUSEWAY! 19C
– exclamation • BY THE TEMO! 1867 Ireland
– exclamation • BY THIS HAT! L16
– exclamation • BY VUM! 1890 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • CAESARATION! L19 US sl. & colloq.
– exclamation • CARGO! 1607 obs.
– exclamation • CATAPIKINS! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • CATAWAMPUS! 1938 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • CHRIST’S FOOT! 14C Chaucer usage
– exclamation • CHRIST-ALL-BLEEDING-MIGHTY! 20C US
– exclamation • CHRIST-ALL-JESUS! 20C US colloq.
– exclamation • CHRIST-ALMIGHTY-WONDER! 20C colloq.
– exclamation • CHRIST-ON-A-CRUTCH! 20C US
– exclamation • CONFOUND HIS CARCASS! 1969 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • CREEPING JESUS! 20C Aust.
– exclamation • CRUNK! 1960s US college sl.
– exclamation • DAD-GUMMED! L19 Brit. & US colloq.
– exclamation • DAIKENS! 1825 Sc. obs.
– exclamation • DAST IT! Bk1900 Eng. dial. 
– exclamation • DEAR DEAR! 1849 UK
– exclamation • DEAR ME SUZ! L18
– exclamation • DEAR SACK-ALIVE! 1885 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • DEATH! 1668
– exclamation • DEATH AND DAMNATION! 1604
– exclamation • DEATH AND FURIES! M17 sl.
– exclamation • DEVIL BE THEIR FEET! 1834 Ireland
– exclamation • DING-DANG-IT! 20C US colloq.
– exclamation • DING-DONG-IT! 20C US colloq.
– exclamation • DING IT TO BLAZES! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • DING THE LUCK! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • DURN KATOOTIN’! 1920s US sl.
– exclamation • EDADS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • EFEGS! M17
– exclamation • EGOW! 1896 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • EGREMONT! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • EPAR! M20 US black-slang for ‘rape’
– exclamation • FACK!  • FACKS! 1724 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FAGGINS! 1824 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FAGS! M17
– exclamation • FAITH AND TROTH! 1746 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FAIX! 1724 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FAKE! 1724 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FAKES! 1724 Sc.
– exclamation • FAT-TO-MY-CHRIST! 1955 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • FAT-TO-MY-JASSUM! 1955 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • FAX! 1724 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FECK! 1724 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FECKLINS! 1845 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FIDGITTYFUDGE! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • FILLYLOO! 19C Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FISH! 19C Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FOOT! 17C sl.
– exclamation • FOR ALL SAKES! Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • FOR LANDS SAKES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • FOY! L17
– exclamation • FRIAR TUCK! 20C rhyming sl. for ‘fuck’
– exclamation • FUCK A DOG! M20 US sl.
– exclamation • FUCK A DUCK! M20 US sl.
– exclamation • GADS BOBS! 1695
– exclamation • GADSBODIKINS! 1676
– exclamation • GADSBODYKINS! 1696
– exclamation • GADSBUD! 1694
– exclamation • GADSBUDLIKINS! 1698
– exclamation • GADS ME! 1632
– exclamation • GADS MY LIFE! 1694
– exclamation • GADS NIGS! 1651
– exclamation • GADS-NOUNS! 1676
– exclamation • GADSO! 1687
– exclamation • GADSOKERS! 1687
– exclamation • GADSOOKERS! 1672
– exclamation • GADS-PRECIOUS! 1676
– exclamation • GADSWOOKERS! 1698
– exclamation • GADSWOONS! 1826
– exclamation • GALLUS! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • GAWDFREDIAMONDS! 1977 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GEE-HOLLIKENS! 19C
– exclamation • GEEHOSOFAT! 1866 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GEE JUMPING JEHOSAPHAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GEE-MINY! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GEE-WHILLICATS! 19C
– exclamation • GEE-WHILLIGINS! 19C
– exclamation • GEE-WHILLIKERS! 19C
– exclamation • GEE-WHISKERS! 19C
– exclamation • GEE-WHIZZARD! 19C
– exclamation • GEE-WHOLLIKER! 19C
– exclamation • GEMINI! 1666-7
– exclamation • GEMONY! 1664
– exclamation • GO DAIN IT! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • GODFREY! 1904 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GODFREY LIJAH! 1904 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GODFREY MIGHTY! 1904 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GODS NEAKES! 1602 obs. rare
– exclamation • GOOD GODFREY NIGHTIS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GOOD LAND A MERCY! 1886 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GOOD LAWD! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GOOD SAKES! 1895 Sc.
– exclamation • GOODY GOODY GUMDROP(S)! M20 US sl.
– exclamation • GO SCAB! Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • GOSH A’MIGHTY! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GOSH DING IT! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GOSH DING IT TO BLAZES! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GOSH DING THE LUCK! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GREAT CATERWUMPUS! 1938 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GREAT FATHER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GREAT GINGO! 1916 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GREAT JEHOSAPHAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GREAT JUMPING JEHOSAPHAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • GREAT KEEZER’S GHOST! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HALLO! 1840
– exclamation • HALLOA THERE! 1840
– exclamation • HATTERS! c1460
– exclamation • HOLY CHRISTMAS! 20C
– exclamation • HOLY FATHER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY JUMPED-UP CHEESE AND RICE! 1971 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY JUMPED-UP JOHN ROGERS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY JUMPED-UP MOSES! 1939 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY MACKINAW! 1907 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY NED! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY OLD MACKINAW! 1938 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • HOLY WARS! 1900s sl.
– exclamation • I’LL BE A MONKEY’S ASS! 1970s US sl.
– exclamation • I’LL BE DING-DONGED! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • I’LL BE DING DUNG DADDY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • I’LL BE DUM SQUIZZLED! 20C US colloq.
– exclamation • I’LL BE GUZZLED! 1900 Amer. sl.
– exclamation • I’LL BE JOHNNIED! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • I’LL BE JOHNNY-JUMP-UP! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • I SNUM! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • I SWANNY! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • IZICKITY! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JABERS! 1848 Ireland
– exclamation • JAPERS! 1887 Ireland
– exclamation • JAY REE-OO! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEEKERS! 1967 Amer. euphemism
– exclamation • JEE-WHISKERS! E20 NZ
– exclamation • JEEWILLIKENS Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEEZ AND CRACKERS! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEHOSAPHAT GENTLEMAN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEHOSAPHAT JENKINS! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEHOSHAPHAT! 1876 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEHOSOPHAT! 1857 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEHU NIMSHI! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JEMINY! 17C sl.
– exclamation • JIM HILL! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JIMINY JEHOSAPHAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JIM WHITTIKERBk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JIMMETY WHISKERS! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUDITH PRIEST! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING BEANS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING BLUE BLAZES! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING CATFISH! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING GRASSHOPPERS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING HYENAS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JACKS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JANE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEEHU! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEEPERS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEHOSAPHAT! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEHOSHAPHAT! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEHOVAH! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEHU! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEMIMA! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JENNY! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEREMIAH! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JERUSALEM! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JEWS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JIMINY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JIMINY CRICKET! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JITTERBUG! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JOHNNY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JONAH! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JOSES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JUDAS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JUNIPER! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING JUPITER! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUMPING PLOPPIES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • JUPITER! 17C
– exclamation • KEEZER’S GHOST! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • KISS MY TAIL! 20C euphemism
– exclamation • LA! 16C
– exclamation • LADS-ALIVE! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • LAND ABOVE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND ALIVE! 1865 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND KNOWS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF GOOD! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF GOODNESS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF GOSHEN! 19C sl.
– exclamation • LAND OF HEAVEN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF LIBERTY! 1957 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF LOVE! 1957 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF MIGHTY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF MOSES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND OF THE LIVING! 1885 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND’S ALIVING! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND’S END! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation • LAND’S SAKE! 1834 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND-SAKES ALIVE! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LAND WARM IT! 1931 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LANDY! 1877 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LANDY SAKES! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LA SAKES! Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LA THERE! 1895 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • LAWDY! M19 orig. US
– exclamation • LAWDY SAKES! 20C US colloq.
– exclamation • LAWDY SAKES ALIVE! 20C US colloq.
– exclamation • LAWK HELP ME! a1845
– exclamation • LAW’S SAKES! 20C colloq.
– exclamation • LOR-A-GOR! 1823 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LORD BLESS US! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • LORD LOVE A DUCK! 20C colloq.
– exclamation • LORD SAKES ALIVE! M19 colloq.
– exclamation • LORDY ME! 19C colloq.
– exclamation • MAN O’ DAY! 1969 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MARRY-MUFF! 1602 obs.
– exclamation • MASSY ALIVE! 1852 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MASSY SAKES! Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MASSY UPON ME! 1817 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MAY GOD HANG IT! 19C US colloq.
– exclamation • MAY GOD STRIKE ME DUMB! 17C colloq.
– exclamation • MEAKS! 1849 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • MERCIFUL JAYBIRD! 1939 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MERCY SAKES ALIVE! Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • ME’S DAMES! 1796 Sc.
– exclamation • MY CABBAGE-TREE1943 Aust. sl.
– exclamation • MY FATHER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MY GODFREYS! 1916 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MY GREAT JEHOSAPHAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MY HEAVENLY FATHER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MY LAND! 1894 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • MY OATH! 19C Aust. sl.
– exclamation • MY SAINTS AND PROPHETS! 1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • MY TIMBERS! 1789 nautical sl.
– exclamation • MY WORD! 20C sl.
– exclamation • OD BIN! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD BLESS ONE! 1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD BON IT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD BURN! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD DAMN ‘ORT! 1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD DANG IT! 1808 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD DOLL IT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD DRAB IT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD DRABBUT IT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODDSAFFS! 1803
– exclamation • ODDS BOB(S)! 1748
– exclamation • ODDSBODIKINS! 1677
– exclamation • ODDS BONES! a1895
– exclamation • ODDS FISH! 1681
– exclamation • ODDS LIFE! c1718
– exclamation • ODD’S LIFELINGS! 1601
– exclamation • ODDS MY LIFE! 1700
– exclamation • ‘ODDS NEAGUES! 1619 obs. rare
– exclamation • ODD SPLUTTER HER NAILS! 1873 US euphemism
– exclamation • ODD’S WUCKS AND TAR! 1785
– exclamation • ODD ZOUNDS! 1835
– exclamation • OD KIRST! 1868 Sc.
– exclamation • OD NAME IT ALL! 1887 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD NATION! 1876 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD OUNDS! 1877 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD PLAGUE ONE! 1895 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODRABBIT IT! 1749
– exclamation • OD RABBIT LIT ON ONE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD RABBITS! 1859 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD RAT! 1867 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ‘OD ROT ‘EM! 1812
– exclamation • OD ROTS! 1839 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD ROTTLE! 1806 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD RUT! 1864 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD SAVE! 1892 Sc.
– exclamation • OD’S BLASTNASHUN! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODS-BOBS! 1621
– exclamation • OD’S BOBS AND BUTTER-CAKES! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODSBODIKINS! 1709
– exclamation • ODSBODLIKINS! 1733
– exclamation • OD’S BODS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S BREED! 1808 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODSBUD! 1695
– exclamation • ODS-BUDS! 1724
– exclamation • OD SCOSH! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S DAGGS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S DAL! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODS FOOT! 1667
– exclamation • ODS HARICOTS AND CUTLETS! 1809
– exclamation • OD’S HEART! 1806 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S HEFT! 1806 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD SINK IT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODSKILDERKINS! 1694
– exclamation • ODSLID! 1742
– exclamation • OD’S LIKE! 1806 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD SMASH! 1818 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S ME! 1598
– exclamation • OD’S MINE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ‘ODS MY LITTLE LIFE! 1600
– exclamation • ‘OD’S MY WILL! 1600
– exclamation • OD’S NIGGERS! 1751 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODSNIGS! a1643
– exclamation • OD’S-NOWNES! 1598
– exclamation • OD SOOKS! 1751 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODSOONS! 1694
– exclamation • ODS PITTIKINS! 1611
– exclamation • OD SPLET! 1873 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S RACKIT! 1890 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S SAKE! 1877 Sc.
– exclamation • OD’S SANG! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S SCURSE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD STOCK! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S VENGEANCE! 1831
– exclamation • OD’S WHITE LIGHT ON! 1808 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD SWINGE! 1808 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S WOOKERS! 1728
– exclamation • OD’S WOUNDS AND DEATH! 1854 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S WOUNDS! 1854 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S WOWKS! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S WUNTERS! 1808 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD’S WUX! 1808 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD TON! 1846 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD WHITE! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD WOTH! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD WYTE! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODZO! 1784 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OD ZOES! 1825 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • ODZOOKS! 1695
– exclamation • OD ZOSE! 1825 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OH LAND OF REST! 1986 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • OH LAWFUL! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • OH LAWFUL CASE! 1787
– exclamation • OH, MY LAND! 1986 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • O JEMINY! 1686 sl.
– exclamation • O RARE! 1596 obs.
– exclamation • PARBLEU! 1709
– exclamation • PIFFLE! E20 US colloq.
– exclamation • PIG’S ARSE!  • PIG’S ASS! 20C sl.
– exclamation • PIG’S EAR! 20C sl.
– exclamation • RAAS! 1950s W. Indies & Black British sl.
– exclamation • RAASCLAT! 1950s W. Indies & Black British sl.
– exclamation • RASS! 1950s W. Indies & Black British sl.
– exclamation • REALLY O’ ME! 1874 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • SAINTS ALIVE! 1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • SAKES AND PATIENCE! 1892 Ireland
– exclamation • SHAME AND HANGMENT! 1869 Eng. dial.
– exclamation • SHIVER MY TIMBERS! 20C US sl.
– exclamation • SNOOTCHIE BOOTCHIE NOOTCHIES! 1995 US sl.
– exclamation • SNOOTCHIE BOOTCHIES! 1995 US sl.
– exclamation • STARVE THE LIZARDS! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation • STREWTH! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation • STRIKE A LIGHT! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation • STRIKE ME HANDSOME! 20C colloq.
– exclamation • TA HA! a1529 obs.
– exclamation • TARA! 1672
– exclamation • TEARS AND AGES! 1841 Ireland
– exclamation • THE MISCHIEF YOU SAY! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • THERE NOW FOR YOU! 1898 Ireland
– exclamation • THUNDER AND TOM WALKER! 1932 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • THUNDER AND TURF! 1848 Ireland
– exclamation • UPON MY WORD! 20C sl.
– exclamation • WELL, FAN MY JAWBONE! 1982 sl.
– exclamation • WHAT IN THE MISCHIEF! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation • WOUNDS! M16
– exclamation • YOOP! 1865


– exclamation of abhorrence • ACH-A-VIE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of abhorrence • FAH! 1542
– exclamation of abhorrence • FAUGH! 1542
– exclamation of abhorrence • FOH! 1542
– exclamation of abhorrence • FOUGH! 1542
– exclamation of abhorrence • KAIGH! 1828 Sc.
– exclamation of abhorrence • KAY! 1828 Sc.


– exclamation of abomination • FEIGH! 1715 Sc.


– exclamation of abuse suggesting that a hard and painful object be thrust into the subject’s anus • SIT ON IT! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of abuse suggesting that a hard and painful object be thrust into the subject’s anus • SIT ON IT AND ROTATE! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of abuse suggesting that a hard and painful object be thrust into the subject’s anus • SIT ON IT AND SWIVEL! 1950s US sl.


– exclamation of acceptance • FAIR DO! M19 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of acceptance • FAIR DOS! M19 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of acceptance • FAIR DUES! M19 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of acceptance • FAIR ENOUGH! 1926 UK sl.
– exclamation of acceptance • FAIR SHAKES! M19 Aust.


– exclamation of achievement • TIMBER! 1912 US sl.


– exclamation of admiration • ATTABABES! 20C sl.
– exclamation of admiration • ATTABABY! 20C sl.
– exclamation of admiration • BOY HOWDY! 1918 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of admiration • BULLY FOR YOU 1856
– exclamation of admiration • CAN YOU TIE THAT? Bk1942 US
– exclamation of admiration • COOL DEAL! 1990s US campus sl.
– exclamation of admiration • DEATH! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of admiration • GREAT SCOTT! 1852
– exclamation of admiration • HOLY CATS! 1900 US sl.
– exclamation of admiration • HOLY GEE! 1895 US sl.
– exclamation of admiration • HOLY SCHMUTZ! 1990s US sl.
– exclamation of admiration • HOLY SOX! 1909 US sl.
– exclamation of admiration • HOW ABOUT THAT! 1939 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of admiration • I’LL GO HOPPING! 20C sl.
– exclamation of admiration • I’LL GO HOPPING TO HELL! 20C sl.
– exclamation of admiration • I’LL GO HOPPING TO HELL BACKWARDS! 20C sl.
– exclamation of admiration • LAW! 1588
– exclamation of admiration • VOW! 1790 Sc.
– exclamation of admiration • WAE! a1779 Sc.
– exclamation of admiration • WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT! 1920s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of admiration • WOWEE-KAZOWEE!  • WOWIE-KAZOWIE! 1990s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of admiration • ZOOKERINS! 1825 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of admiration • ZOWKERS! B1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of admiration; goodness! gracious! well! • WALLIE!  • WALLY! 1776 Sc.
– exclamation of admiration, referring either to an action or to the report of something already carried out • NICE ONE! 1960s sl.


– exclamation of affirmation • ABSOFUCKINGLUTELY! 1910s sl.
– exclamation of affirmation • DAMN-BUT! 1939 Ireland
– exclamation of affirmation • DEAD SET! 1970s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of affirmation • ENTY! 1883 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of affirmation • EVERY TIME! 1920s US sl.
– exclamation of affirmation • GODSO! 1600 obs.
– exclamation of affirmation • GOOD CALL! 1996
– exclamation of affirmation • LOVELY JUBBLY! 1989 Brit.
– exclamation of affirmation • NO CRAP! 1930s sl.
– exclamation of affirmation • RIGHTEOUS! 1967 sl., orig. African-American
– exclamation of affirmation; absolutely! undoubtedly! • DAMN SKIPPING! 1970s, orig. African-American
– exclamation of affirmation; absolutely! undoubtedly! • DAMN STRAIGHT! 1970s sl., orig. African-American
– exclamation of affirmation; absolutely! undoubtedly! • DAMN TOOTIN’! 1910s US sl.
– exclamation of affirmation; no shit! • NO TILT! 1983 US euphemism
– exclamation of affirmation, often as a direct response to a previous statement • NAKED! 1970s US college sl.


– exclamation of agreement • AYE-AYE POPEYE! 1990s UK sl.
– exclamation of agreement • AYE-AYE SHEPHERD’S PIE! 1990s UK sl.
– exclamation of agreement • BLATANT! Bk2007 sl.
– exclamation of agreement • BLEEDING OATH! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of agreement • BLOODY OATH! 1848 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of agreement • BY JINGO! 1815 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of agreement • COLONIAL OATH! Bk1999 Aust. sl., obs.
– exclamation of agreement • COOLNESS! 1988 US sl.
– exclamation of agreement • DAMNED TOOTING! 1963 US sl.
– exclamation of agreement • DEAL! 1980s sl.
– exclamation of agreement • FAIR DO! M19 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of agreement • FAIR DOS! M19 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of agreement • FAIR DUES! M19 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of agreement • FAIR ENOUGH! 1926 UK sl.
– exclamation of agreement • FAIR SHAKES! M19 Aust.
– exclamation of agreement • FUCKING A! 1964
– exclamation of agreement • GOOD CALL! 1996
– exclamation of agreement • I HEARD THAT! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of agreement • I HOPE TO SPIT! 1910s US sl.
– exclamation of agreement • I RECKON! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of agreement • LAWS, YES! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of agreement • MY BLOODY OATH! 1848 Aust. & NZ sl.
– exclamation of agreement • MY COLONIAL OATH! 1859 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of agreement • NOT HALF! 1920 UK sl.
– exclamation of agreement • OKEY! E19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of agreement • QUITE SO! M19 sl.
– exclamation of agreement • QUITE! M19 sl.
– exclamation of agreement • TRUE TALE! 1952 Sc.
– exclamation of agreement • YEAH MAN! 1934
– exclamation of agreement • YOU AIN’T WOOFING! 1943 Amer. college sl.
– exclamation of agreement; all right! I am satisfied! • RIBUCK  • RYEBUCK! 1859 chiefly Aust.
– exclamation of agreement and appreciation, said when someone has said something important or profound • WORD! 1980s African-American teen sl.
– exclamation of agreement; yes! indeed! • ABSOLUTELY! 1937 sl.


– exclamation of alarm • BLYMY! 1889 colloq.
– exclamation of alarm • BY THE HOLY! 19C
– exclamation of alarm • FUCK! 1929
– exclamation of alarm • HARROW! a1300 obs.
– exclamation of alarm • HOLY CATS! 2001 US sl.
– exclamation of alarm • ODZOOKERS! 1685
– exclamation of alarm • ODZOOKS! 1685
– exclamation of alarm • OO-ER! 1912
– exclamation of alarm • SPEED THE WOMBATS! 1920s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of alarm • WALKING MOSES1910s sl.
– exclamation of alarm • YIKES! 1971
– exclamation of alarm • YIPE! 20C sl., esp. teen usage
– exclamation of alarm • YIPES! 20C sl., esp. teen usage


– exclamation of amazement • CAN YOU TIE THAT? Bk1942 US
– exclamation of amazement • COO! c1890 colloq.
– exclamation of amazement • DOGGONE MY CATS! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • DOG MY CATS! 1853 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • DOG MY HIDE! 1941 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • FLAMING HELL!. c1925
– exclamation of amazement • FLAMING NORA! 1979 UK euphemism
– exclamation of amazement • FOR DAYS! 1950s homosexual sl.
– exclamation of amazement • GREAT BALLS OF FIRE! 1906 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of amazement • GREAT SCOTT! 1852
– exclamation of amazement • I  SNOW! 1951 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • I’LL GO HOPPING! 20C sl.
– exclamation of amazement • I’LL GO HOPPING TO HELL! 20C sl.
– exclamation of amazement • I’LL GO HOPPING TO HELL BACKWARDS! 20C sl.
– exclamation of amazement • I’LL BE A MONKEY’S UNCLE! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of amazement • I’LL BE BUGGERED! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of amazement • JESUS WEPT! 1922
– exclamation of amazement • KAH-KA-KA! used 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • KAI! 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • KI! 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • KISS MY ARSE!  • KISS MY ASS! c1554
– exclamation of amazement • KISS MY SISTER’S BLACK CAT’S ASS! 1969
– exclamation of amazement • LILLY-WUNTERS! B1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of amazement • MY FUCK! 2000s sl.
– exclamation of amazement • MY OLD BOOTS! L19
– exclamation of amazement • OH BOY! 1910s sl., orig. US
– exclamation of amazement • RAATID!  • RAHTID!  • RAWTID! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of amazement • RAH! 2000 Black British sl.
– exclamation of amazement • SHIT A BRICK! 1959
– exclamation of amazement • SUCK MY ARSE!  • SUCK MY ASS! 1863
– exclamation of amazement • WELL, I’LL BE BUGGERED  1907
– exclamation of amazement • YE GODS AND LITTLE FISHES 1888
– exclamation of amazement • ZOOKERINS! 1825 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of amazement, both approving and disapproving • ARE YOU PREPARED? 1960s sl., orig. US homosexual usage
– exclamation of amazement, both approving and disapproving • ARE YOU READY? 1960s sl., orig. US homosexual usage
– exclamation of amazement; to be sure! indeed! very well! • IN GOOD TIME! 1610 obs.
– exclamation of amazement; what the hell! • WHAT THE BLAZES! 1965 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of anger • BEWATTLED! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of anger • CACA! 1970s sl.
– exclamation of anger • CHRIST ALMIGHTY! 1987 UK
– exclamation of anger • DAMMIT! 1790
– exclamation of anger • DAMMIT TO HELL! M19
– exclamation of anger • DAMMIT TO HELL AND BACK! M19
– exclamation of anger • DAMN AND BLAST! 1943 UK sl.
– exclamation of anger • DAMN IT ALL! 1589
– exclamation of anger • DEVIL BANE YE! Bk1900 N. Ireland
– exclamation of anger • FAUGH!  • FAW!  • FOGH!  • FOH!  • FOUGH!  • FUGH!  • HOUGH!  • PAUGH!  • PHO!  • PHOOH!  • POUGH!  • PUGH!  • WAGH! c1597
– exclamation of anger • FLAMING HELL!. c1925
– exclamation of anger • FLAMING NORA! 1979 UK euphemism
– exclamation of anger • FOR CHEESE CAKE! 1998 UK sl.
– exclamation of anger • FOR CHRIST’S SAKE! 1386 UK
– exclamation of anger • FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! 1924 euphemism
– exclamation of anger • FUCK! 1929
– exclamation of anger • FUCK A DOG! Bk2006 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • FUCK A DUCK! Bk2006 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • FUNK! 1963 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • GOOD GRIEF! 1937 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • HECK! 1887
– exclamation of anger • HIGHTY-TIGHTY 1747
– exclamation of anger • HORSES! 1927-28 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • HOT DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • HOT DAMN AND DOUBLE DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • HOT DANG! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • HOT DIGGITY DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of anger • JIMINETTY! 1901 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of anger • JIMINY EDDIES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of anger • KLAAT! 20C W. Indies
– exclamation of anger • MY ACHING ASS! 1955 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY ARSE!  • MY ASS! 1890 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY ASSHOLE! 1973 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY DYING ASS! 1976 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY PURPLE ASS! 1967 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY RED ASS! 1967 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY ROYAL ASS! 1962 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • MY SAINTED ASS! 1962 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • NUTS! 1910 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • RAATID!  • RAHTID!  • RAWTID! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of anger • RAH! 2000 Black British sl.
– exclamation of anger • SAKES! 1881 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– exclamation of anger • SHIT! 1865 sl.
– exclamation of anger • TO HELL WITH YOU! 1846 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger • YOUR AUNT’S ASS! 1970 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of anger; go to hell! • DAMN YOU! 1695
– exclamation of anger; Hell’s bells! • NELL’S BELLS 19C US euphemism


– exclamation of annoyance • ARSE! 1994 UK sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • BADDER IT! 1924 Sc.
– exclamation of annoyance • BALLOCKS! 1940
– exclamation of annoyance • BLAST! 1916
– exclamation of annoyance • BLAST IT! 1916
– exclamation of annoyance • BLAST MY EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • BLAST YOUR EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • BLATHERSKITE! 1970 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • BLOODY HELL! 1678
– exclamation of annoyance • BLOODY WARS! Bk1898 Ireland
– exclamation of annoyance • BLOW (IT!) 1871
– exclamation of annoyance • BOLLICKS!  • BOLLOCKS! 1940 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • BOTHER! 1798 colloq.
– exclamation of annoyance • BOTHERATION! 1797 UK
– exclamation of annoyance • BOTHER IT! 1840 UK
– exclamation of annoyance • BUG DUST! 1982 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • BUGGER! 1923
– exclamation of annoyance • BUGGER IT! 1943
– exclamation of annoyance • BUGGER YOU! 1923
– exclamation of annoyance • BUGSARN IT! 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • BUMMER! 1973
– exclamation of annoyance • BUST MY BOILER! 1910s sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • BY CRIMINY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • BY GONNIES! 1931 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • BY GRABS! 1898 Amer. dial. euphemism for ‘by God’ 
– exclamation of annoyance • BY GRAVY! 1831 Amer. dial. 
– exclamation of annoyance • BY JIGGERS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRIMANETLY!  • CRIMANETTY!  • CRIMANIGHTIE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRIMENY SAKES ALIVE! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRIMINIES!  • CRIMINY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRIMINY CHRISTMAS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRIMINY CRICKETS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRIMINY SAKES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • CRUD! 1945
– exclamation of annoyance • DAG GONE IT! 19C US
– exclamation of annoyance • DAG-GUM IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DAG IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DAG NAB IT! 19C US
– exclamation of annoyance • DAG-WAM IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DAMN! 1589
– exclamation of annoyance • DAMNED! 1751
– exclamation of annoyance • DAMN IT! 1589
– exclamation of annoyance • DAMN MY EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • DAMN SAM! 1950s African-American
– exclamation of annoyance • DAMN YOUR EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • DARN! 1781
– exclamation of annoyance • DARN IT! 1781
– exclamation of annoyance • DEAR! 1828 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DEAR ME! 1848 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DEARY ME! 1848 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DINGBLASTIT! 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DING BUST IT! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DINGNUTS! 2000 UK sl., euphemism for ‘bollocks’
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG BITE IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG BLAST! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG DAMN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG FOOT IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG-GARN IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOGGONE MY CATS! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG MY CATS! 1853 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG MY HIDE! 1941 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DOG TAKE IT! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • DRAT! 1815
– exclamation of annoyance • FIE! 1250
– exclamation of annoyance • FLIP! 1989 Brit.
– exclamation of annoyance • FOR PETE’S SAKE! 1903
– exclamation of annoyance • FUCKING ADA! 1962 Brit.
– exclamation of annoyance • FUCKING HELL! 1986
– exclamation of annoyance • FUCK THIS FOR A GAME OF SOLDIERS! 1979
– exclamation of annoyance • GADZOOKS! 1653 arch.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOLLY NED! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOOD GRABS! 1898 Amer. dial. euphemism for ‘good God’
– exclamation of annoyance • GOOD GRANNY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOOD GRAVY! 1856 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOOD LAW! 1913 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOODNESS GRACIOUS GRAVY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL CONNET’CUTT! 1887 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL FIDDLESTICKS! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL FILOX! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL FIRELOCKS! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL FISH-HOOKS! 1914  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL FRIDAY! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL FRIGHTY! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL HEMLOCKS AND CHEW SPRUCE GUM! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL LIGHTNING! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL POTOMAC! 1857 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL SUFFICIENCY! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH ALL TARNATION! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GOSH OLD HEMLOCK! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GRANNY! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT DAY! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT DAY IN THE MORNING! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT DOIN’S! 20C
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT FLYING HORNED TOADS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT GUNS! 1875 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT GUNS ALIVE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT GUNS AND LITTLE FISHES! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT GUNS AND LITTLE GUNNER! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT GUNS AND LITTLE PISTOLS! 1983 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT GUNS IN THE MORNING! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT HEAVENLY DAYS! 1965  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT HORNED TOADS! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT HORNY TOADS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • GREAT SCOTT! 1852
– exclamation of annoyance • GRUNCH! US campus sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • GUYHANG IT! c1815 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HANG IT! 1703
– exclamation of annoyance • HANG IT ALL! 1703
– exclamation of annoyance • HEAVENLY DAY! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HEAVENLY DAYS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HEAVENS TO BETSY! 1891 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HECK! 1887
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL! 1678
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL FUZZY! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL’S BELLS! 1912
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL’S DELIGHT! 1953 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL’S FIRE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL’S FIRE AND LITTLE FISHES! 1903 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HELL’S TEETH! 1968
– exclamation of annoyance • HOLY JIGGER 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • HOLY MACKEREL! 1885 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • I DON’T GIVE A MONKEY’S (FUCK) 1960 UK sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • I GANNIES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • I GANNY! 1969 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • I GONNIES! 1907 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • I’LL BE A LOWDOWN SON OF A BITCH! 20C sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • I’LL BE A SON OF A BITCH! 20C sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • I’LL BE GO-TO-HELL! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • JEEMONETTIMAY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • JESUS! 1922
– exclamation of annoyance • JESUS CHRIST! 1922
– exclamation of annoyance • JESUS H. CHRIST! 1922
– exclamation of annoyance • JESUS WEPT! 1922
– exclamation of annoyance • JIGGER(S) 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • JIMINETTY! 1901 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • JIMINY EDDIES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • KNICKERS! 1971 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAW SAKES ALIVE! 1845 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAW SOULS! 1789 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY BLESS ME! 1880 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY DAISY! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY DAY! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY ME! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY MERCY! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY SAKES! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWSY’S SAKES! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWZEE! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LAWZEE ME! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LORDY! 1853 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • LOSSYME! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • MOP AND BUCKET! 20C rhyming sl. for ‘fuck it’
– exclamation of annoyance • MURDERATION! 1862 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • O DEARY ME! 1903 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • OH POOPIES!  • OH POOPY! 1987 Aust.
– exclamation of annoyance • OH THE DEUCE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • OOF  • OOPH! 1777
– exclamation of annoyance • RABBIT FOOT! 1920s African-American sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • RADISHES! 1970s US campus sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • RATS! 1886 orig. US
– exclamation of annoyance • SHACKS! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • SHEE-Y-IT! 1920
– exclamation of annoyance • SHE-IT! 1920
– exclamation of annoyance • SHITE! 1920
– exclamation of annoyance • SHOOT! 1934 US
– exclamation of annoyance • SHUCKINS! 1893 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SHUCKS! Bk1905 US & Can. colloq.
– exclamation of annoyance • SOD IT! 1953
– exclamation of annoyance • SOD THIS FOR A GAME OF SOLDIERS! 1979
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BACKWOODS GOAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BASKET! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BILLY GOAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BIRCH! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BISCUIT! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BISCUIT-EATER! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BITCH! 1953
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BIT-PLAYER! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BLISTER! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BLOOD! 1969 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BOOGER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BUCK! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BUCKER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BUG-EATER! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A BUGGER! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A GOAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A HAYSTACK! 1950 Amer. euphemism
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A JEEZ! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA BISCUIT! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CAB! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CAPTAIN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CAT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CHICKEN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CLIFF! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA COCK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA COOK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CRAB! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA CROOK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA DOG! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA-GOING COOK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA-GOING RUM SCUTCH! 1942 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEAGULL! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEAWEED! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SON OF A SEA WOLF! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • SONUVABITCH! 1953
– exclamation of annoyance • SPEWIN’! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • SUGAR! 1905
– exclamation of annoyance • TARNATION! 1790 chiefly US
– exclamation of annoyance • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • THE DICKENS AND TOM WALKER! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of annoyance • WHAT A POX! L16 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • WHAT THE DICKENS! 1599
– exclamation of annoyance • WITH A POX! L16 sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • WOULDN’T IT RIP YOU! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of annoyance • WOULDN’T IT ROCK YOU! 1940 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of annoyance • WOULDN’T IT ROOT YOU! 1940 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of annoyance • WOULDN’T IT ROT YOUR SOCKS! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of annoyance; Hell’s bells! • NELL’S BELLS 19C US euphemism
– exclamation of annoyance indicating that something has spoiled one’s plans, etc. • THAT’S TORN IT! 20C sl.
– exclamation of annoyance; what the hell! • WHAT THE BLAZES! 1965 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of anticipation, usually about a possible sexual conquest or when a night out or drinking session is arranged • GAME ON! 1980s sl.


– exclamation of anxiety • DEAR OH DEAR! 1694 UK
– exclamation of anxiety • OH DEAR! 1694 UK


– exclamation of apology after making a mistake • OOPS! 1921
– exclamation of apology after making a mistake • OOPSIE DOODLES! 1990s


– exclamation of applause • GOD-A-MERCY a1500


– exclamation of appreciation • FAIR PLAY! 2001 UK sl.
– exclamation of appreciation of and toward a sexually attractive girl or young woman • BOING! 1956 US sl.
– exclamation of appreciation of and toward a sexually attractive girl or young woman • BOING-BOING! 1956 US sl.
– exclamation of appreciation; wow! gosh! • BOY! 1894 colloq.


– exclamation of approbation, as upon the approach of an attractive girl • BABAREEBA! Bk1942 US sl.
– exclamation of approbation, as upon the approach of an attractive girl • HUBBA-HUBBA! Bk1942 US sl.
– exclamation of approbation, implying a firm bond, honesty, excellence, etc. • SOLID! 1910s orig. US
– exclamation of approbation or ‘cheering’ • HEAR, HEAR! 1689


– exclamation of approval • AND YOU KNOW THAT! 1992 US sl.
– exclamation of approval • ANIMAL! 2003 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval • AWESOME! 1984 colloq.
– exclamation of approval • BEAUTY! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of approval • BERRIES! 1920s African-American sl.
– exclamation of approval • BULLY FOR YOU 1856
– exclamation of approval • BY GEORGE! 1731
– exclamation of approval • BY JING! 1785 Sc. 
– exclamation of approval • CAPITAL! Bk1888
– exclamation of approval • CHEERS! 1915 colloq.
– exclamation of approval • CHOCCY! 2003 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval • CHOICE! 1998 NZ sl.
– exclamation of approval • COOL DEAL! 1990s US campus sl.
– exclamation of approval • COOLNESS! 1988 US sl.
– exclamation of approval • DADDY! 20C W. Indies sl.
– exclamation of approval • DAWG! 1980s US campus & teen sl.
– exclamation of approval • DEATH! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of approval • FUCKING A! 1964
– exclamation of approval • GOOD CALL! 1996
– exclamation of approval • GOOD EGG! 1903 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of approval • HEY! a1225
– exclamation of approval • HOSTILE! 1995 US sl.
– exclamation of approval • I’LL GO HOPPING! 20C sl.
– exclamation of approval • I’LL GO HOPPING TO HELL! 20C sl.
– exclamation of approval • I’LL GO HOPPING TO HELL BACKWARDS! 20C sl.
– exclamation of approval • KA PAI 1836 NZ Maori
– exclamation of approval • KEG! 1990s US campus sl.
– exclamation of approval • LOVE IT! 2001 UK
– exclamation of approval • LUSH! 2003 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval • NICE ONE, CYRIL! 1970s sl.
– exclamation of approval • NOT HALF! 1920 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval • PA-DOW! 2000s African-American sl.
– exclamation of approval • PREESH! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of approval • RAH! 2000 Black British sl.
– exclamation of approval • RAPID! 1980s Irish sl.
– exclamation of approval • SAFE! 1960s US & UK teen sl.
– exclamation of approval • SKILL! 2003 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval • SWELL! 1897
– exclamation of approval • WHOOMP, THERE IT IS! 1990 sl.
– exclamation of approval • WHOOT, THERE IT IS! 1990 sl.
– exclamation of approval • WIZARD! 1933 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval • WOWZERS! 1990s US teen sl.
– exclamation of approval • WROUGHT IRON! 1970s US college sl.
– exclamation of approval; absolutely!, excellent! • RIGHTEOUS! 1967 sl., orig. African-American
– exclamation of approval; enjoy yourself!; good job! • PARTY ON! 1980s US teen sl.
– exclamation of approval for deserving behaviour or a successful performance • ATTABOY! 1909 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of approval for deserving behaviour or a successful performance • ATTAGIRL! 1909 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of approval of something achieved, or said by the person addressed or spoken of • GOOD FOR YOU! 1861 UK sl.
– exclamation of approval; ‘peachy’! • APRICOT! 1999 UK students’ sl.
– exclamation of approval, referring either to an action or to the report of something already carried out • NICE ONE! 1960s sl.


– exclamation of assent • NOT HALF! 1920 UK sl.
– exclamation of assent • RIBUCK  • RYEBUCK  1859 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of assent • THERE-AGAIN! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of assent; all right! I am satisfied! • RYEBUCK! 1859 chiefly Aust.


– exclamation of assertion • BY MY SOWKINS! 1900s Aust.
– exclamation of assertion • BY THE LORD HARRY! 1687
– exclamation of assertion • I MEAN! 1933 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of assertion • MACK! 1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.


– exclamation of asseveration • ZOODIKERS! 1749 rare


– exclamation of astonishment • BAA! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • BEGARRA! 1839 Anglo-Irish 
– exclamation of astonishment • BEGUM! 1834 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • BEJABBERS!  • BEJABERS! 1890 chiefly Anglo-Irish
– exclamation of astonishment • BEJASUS!  • BEJESUS! 1908 chiefly Anglo-Irish
– exclamation of astonishment • BITE MY ASS! 1954 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • BLESS ME! 1709
– exclamation of astonishment • BLESS MY SOUL! 1851
– exclamation of astonishment • BLESS US! 1646
– exclamation of astonishment • BLIME! 1889 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • BLIMEY! 1889 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • BLOW ME DOWN! 1928
– exclamation of astonishment • BLOW ME TIGHT! 1819
– exclamation of astonishment • BLOW MY BUTTONS! 1845 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • BUGGER ME! 1936
– exclamation of astonishment • BY GRANNY! M19
– exclamation of astonishment • BY GUM! c1815
– exclamation of astonishment • BY JERPS! 1927 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • BY JING! 1785 Sc. 
– exclamation of astonishment • BY MY FIG! M17
– exclamation of astonishment • BY MY FIGGINS! M17
– exclamation of astonishment • CHRIST! 1748
– exclamation of astonishment • COO! c1890 colloq.
– exclamation of astonishment • COO-ER! 1911 UK sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • COOL! 1911 UK sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • COR BLIMEY! 1931 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • COR! 1931 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • COR! CHASE ME AUNTY FANNY ROUND THE CLOCK TOWER 20C
– exclamation of astonishment • CRIKEY! 1838 Brit.  euphemistic for ‘Christ!’
– exclamation of astonishment • CRIPES! 1910 euphemistic for ‘Christ!’
– exclamation of astonishment • CRIVENS! 1917 UK
– exclamation of astonishment • CRUMBS! 1922 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • DAIKINS1789 Sc.
– exclamation of astonishment • DASH MY BUTTONS! 1756 colloq.
– exclamation of astonishment • DID YOU EVER! 1840
– exclamation of astonishment • FECKS! L16 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • FEGS! L16 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • FOR CHRIST’S SAKE! 1386 UK
– exclamation of astonishment • FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! 1924 euphemism
– exclamation of astonishment • FOR PETE’S SAKE! 1903
– exclamation of astonishment • GAWBLIMEY! 1896 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • GEE! 1895 chiefly US
– exclamation of astonishment • GEEWHILLIKENS!  • GEEWHILLIKINS! 1851 orig. & chiefly US
– exclamation of astonishment • GEEWHITTAKERS! 1851 orig. & chiefly US
– exclamation of astonishment • GEE WHITZ! 1876 orig. US
– exclamation of astonishment • GEE WHIZ!  • GEE WIZ! 1876 orig. US
– exclamation of astonishment • GOLLY GEE, BUFFALO BOB! 1969 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • GORBLIME! 1896 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • GORBLIMEY!  • GORBLIMY! 1896 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • GORDON BENNETT! 1984 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • GOSH! 1757
– exclamation of astonishment • GREAT CAESAR’S GHOST! 1871 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • HEARTS ALIVE! 1899 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • HOLY COW! 1924
– exclamation of astonishment • HOLY CROW! 1965 US
– exclamation of astonishment • HOLY MOSES! 1855
– exclamation of astonishment • HOLY SHIT! 1982 orig. US
– exclamation of astonishment • HOLY SMOKE! 1892
– exclamation of astonishment • HOLY TOLEDO! Bk1995 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • HOT DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • HOT DAMN AND DOUBLE DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • HOT DANG! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • HOT DIGGITY DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • HUSH MY MOUTH! 1931 US 
– exclamation of astonishment • I’LL BE BUGGERED! 1914
– exclamation of astonishment • I’LL BE DAMNED! 1925
– exclamation of astonishment • I’LL BE DIPPED! 1973 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • I’LL BE DIPPED IN SHIT! 1955 US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • I’LL GO TO THE FOOT OF OUR STAIRS! 1992 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • I’M BUGGERED! 1966
– exclamation of astonishment • I’M DAMNED! 1925
– exclamation of astonishment • I’M JIGGERED! 1886
– exclamation of astonishment • IKY-PIKY! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • I SAY! 1890
– exclamation of astonishment • JEEZE! 1923 orig. US
– exclamation of astonishment • JESE! 1923 orig. US
– exclamation of astonishment • JESUS! 1922
– exclamation of astonishment • JESUS CHRIST! 1922
– exclamation of astonishment • JESUS H. CHRIST! 1922
– exclamation of astonishment • JEZ! 1923 orig. US 
– exclamation of astonishment • LAW! 1588
– exclamation of astonishment • LAWK! 1768
– exclamation of astonishment • LAWK-A-MERCY! 1768
– exclamation of astonishment • LAWK-A-MUSSY! 1768
– exclamation of astonishment • LAWKS! 1768
– exclamation of astonishment • LOR! 1835 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • LOSH  a1779 Sc.
– exclamation of astonishment • LUMME!  • LUMMY! 1898 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • MAIGINTIES! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of astonishment • MAIGINTY! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of astonishment • MAN! 1869
– exclamation of astonishment • MY AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of astonishment • MY EYES! E19
– exclamation of astonishment • MY EYES AND LIMBS! E19
– exclamation of astonishment • MY GRANNY! M19
– exclamation of astonishment • MY GUM! c1815
– exclamation of astonishment • MY HOLY AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of astonishment • MY SACRED AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of astonishment • MY SAINTED AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of astonishment • NO SHIT! 1930s US sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • PEACE BE WITH US! 1810 Sc.  
– exclamation of astonishment • SAKES! 1881 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • SAY! 1830 orig. & chiefly US 
– exclamation of astonishment • SCROGGINS! 1833 Eng. dial. obs.
– exclamation of astonishment • SHAG ME! 1980s NZ sl.
– exclamation of astonishment • STARVE THE BARDIES! 1941 Aust.
– exclamation of astonishment • STARVE THE CROWS! 1918 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of astonishment • STARVE THE LIZARDS! 1927 Aust.
– exclamation of astonishment • STARVE THE RATS! 1908 Aust. & NZ 
– exclamation of astonishment • STIFFEN THE LIZARDS! 1959 Aust.
– exclamation of astonishment • STONE ME! 1961
– exclamation of astonishment • STONE THE CROWS! 1927 orig. Aust.
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE A LIGHT! 1936 Brit., Aust., & NZ
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE ME! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE ME BLIND! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE ME DEAD! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE ME DUMB! 17C colloq.
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE ME LUCKY! 1850
– exclamation of astonishment • STRIKE ME PINK! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of astonishment • STROLL ON! 1959 Brit.
– exclamation of astonishment • WELL I NEVER! 1848
– exclamation of astonishment • WELL I NEVER DID! 1848
– exclamation of astonishment • WHAT THE BLUE BLAZES1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • WHAT THE DAGGER? 1775 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • WHAT THE DAGGERMENT? 1775 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of astonishment • WOW! 1892
– exclamation of astonishment • WOWEE! 1921
– exclamation of astonishment • YIKES! 1971
– exclamation of astonishment • YOU COULD HAVE KNOCKED ME DOWN WITH A FEATHER! 1741
– exclamation of astonishment • YOU DON’T SAY! 1912 orig. US 
– exclamation of astonishment • YOU DON’T SAY SO! 1779 
– exclamation of astonishment • YOU WOULDN’T READ ABOUT IT! 1950 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of astonishment • ZOWIE! c1913
– exclamation of astonishment; God’s truth! • STREUTH!  • ‘STREWTH!  • ‘STROOTH!  • ‘STRUTH! 1892
– exclamation of astonishment; often used ironically or sarcastically • SURPRISE, SURPRISE! 1953
– exclamation of astonishment to an improbable story • ALL MY EYE! 1859
– exclamation of astonishment, usually ironic • WHAT DO YOU KNOW? 1914 chiefly US


– exclamation of aversion • BAW! 1377
– exclamation of aversion • UFF-DA! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of aversion • YA!  • YAH!  • YAR! 1812


– exclamation of avoidance; By God’s wounds! • CAT’S NOUNS! 18C


– exclamation of bewilderment, esp. used when the speaker cannot find something that he wants • WAINDER! Bk1905 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of boredom • HEIGH HO! Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of boredom • HO, HO AND A COUPLE OF HUMS! Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of boredom • HO HUM! Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of boredom • WATTA LIFE!  • WHAT A LIFE! Bk1942 Amer. sl.


– exclamation of caution • STEADY! 1825
– exclamation of caution • STEADY ON! 1825
– exclamation of caution • STEADY THERE! 1825


– exclamation of certainty • FUCKING A! 1964


– exclamation of challenge • OH YEAH! 20C colloq.


– exclamation of commendation • FAR OUT! 1954 sl.
– exclamation of commendation • OH BRAVE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of commiseration • LETTO! 1929 Sc.
– exclamation of commiseration • WAESUCK(S) a1774 Sc.
– exclamation of commiseration with another person’s troubles • SAD DAY! 1989 US sl.


– exclamation of complaint • FAIR SUCK OF THE PINEAPPLE! 1971 Aust. sl.


– exclamation of compliance • AYE-AYE POPEYE! 1990s UK sl.
– exclamation of compliance • AYE-AYE SHEPHERD’S PIE! 1990s UK sl.


– exclamation of comprehension • BINGO! Bk1975 US sl.


– exclamation of condolence • LASS-A-DAY! 1703 Eng. dial. obs.


– exclamation of confidence that all will go well • NO WUCKS! 20C Aust. sl.


– exclamation of confirmation • BY ALL THAT’S BLUE! 1829
– exclamation of confirmation • BY JINGO! 1815 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of confirmation • DEED! 1806 Sc.  
– exclamation of confirmation • JUMPING JINGOES! 1815 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of confirmation • JUMPING JINGS! 1815 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of confusion • WHAT IN BLUE BLAZES? E19 sl.
– exclamation of confusion • WHO THE BLAZES? E19 sl.
– exclamation of confusion • WHY THE BLAZES? E19 sl.


– exclamation of consternation • I’LL BE DING-BUSTED! 1885 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • I’LL BE DINGED! 1844 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • I’LL BE DINGSWIZZLED! 1895 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • KAH-KA-KA! used 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • KAI! 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • KI! 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • LAW DEAR HEART! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • LAWS A-DAYS! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of consternation • MY GIDDY AUNT! 1903 colloq.


– exclamation of contempt • ACH! 1871 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • ARSEHOLES TO YOU! L19 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • ASK MY PODEX! 1804 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • AUGH! 1871 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • BAH! 1817
– exclamation of contempt • BAW! 1377
– exclamation of contempt • BAW-WAW! 1599 obs.
– exclamation of contempt • BITE ME! Bk2007 US sl.
– exclamation of contempt • CAT’S FOOT! 1877 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • CAT’S HIND FOOT! 1939 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • D.D.T.! 1947 US campus sl. (Drop Dead Twice)
– exclamation of contempt • DEVIL-STICKS! 1903 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • FOOEY! Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • FUNGOO! 1942 US sl.
– exclamation of contempt • GET KNOTTED! 1963 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • GET STUFFED! 1952 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • GO PISS UP A ROPE! 1964 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • GO TO REPPS! Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • HAW! 1889 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • IN YOUR FACE! 1976 Amer. sl., orig. basketball
– exclamation of contempt • I WOULDN’T PISS ON HIM IF HE WAS ON FIRE! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • KAE! a1779 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of contempt • KAIGH! 1828 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • KAY! 1828 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • KAY-KAY! 1828 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of contempt • KISS MY ARSE!  • KISS MY ASS! c1554
– exclamation of contempt • K.M.A.! L19 US sl.
– exclamation of contempt • KNICKERS! 1971 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MA AUNTIE! 1915 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • MARRY COME UP! 1592 obs.
– exclamation of contempt • MY ACHING ASS! 1955 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MY ARSE!  • MY ASS! 1890 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MY DYING ASS! 1976 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MY PURPLE ASS! 1967 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MY RED ASS! 1967 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MY ROYAL ASS! 1962 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • MY SAINTED ASS! 1962 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • PIGS! 1906 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • PIGS TO YOU! 1906 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • PISH! 1592
– exclamation of contempt • POO!  • POOH 1600
– exclamation of contempt • POOEY! 1927 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • POOH! POOH! 1694
– exclamation of contempt • POWWAW! 1602 arch.
– exclamation of contempt • PRUT! c1300 obs.
– exclamation of contempt • PUGH 1600
– exclamation of contempt • QUOZ! 1802 obs.
– exclamation of contempt • REPPS! 1892 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • SHAFF! 1783 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • SHOVE IT! 1941 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • SHUCKINS! 1893 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • SHUCKS! Bk1905 US & Can. colloq.
– exclamation of contempt • SUCKS! 1913 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of contempt • SUCKS TO YOU! 1913 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of contempt • TAKE A RUNNING JUMP! 1933 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • TAKE A RUNNING JUMP AT ONESELF! 1933 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • TAKE IT UP THE ASS! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of contempt • TANTI! 1590
– exclamation of contempt • TEUGH!  • TEW! 1870 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • THE DOG’S FOOT! 1838 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • TUSH! c1440 arch.
– exclamation of contempt • TWISH! 1577 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– exclamation of contempt • UPYA!  • UPYER! 1941 sl. chiefly Aust.
– exclamation of contempt • UP YOU! L19 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • UP YOU FOR THE RENT! 1930s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of contempt • UP YOUR ARSE!  • UP YOUR ASS! 1956 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • UP YOUR GIGGY! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of contempt • UP YOURS! 1956 sl.
– exclamation of contempt • VAH! 1382 obs.
– exclamation of contempt • WALK ON! 1970s US college sl.
– exclamation of contempt • YA!  • YAH! 1812
– exclamation of contempt • YAAL! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • YA BOO!  • YAH BOO! 1921 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of contempt • YAH BOO SUCKS! 1913 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of contempt • YAIL!  • YALE! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • YOUR AUNTIE KATE! 1928 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt • YOUR MAMA! 1973 Amer. sl.
 
– exclamation of contempt and defiance • YELL! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of contempt and disbelief, dismissing as beneath argument the previous speaker’s words • SAYS YOU! M19 sl.
– exclamation of contempt and disbelief, dismissing as beneath argument the previous speaker’s words • SEZ YOU! M19 sl.
– exclamation of contempt and rejection; Go away! To hell with you! • BITE THE BAG! 1952 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of contempt at what has been said • TILLY-VALLY! 1601 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of contempt based on condemning someone who the speaker considers is acting childishly • ACT YOUR AGE! 1920s sl., orig. US
– exclamation of contempt based on condemning someone who the speaker considers is acting childishly • ACT YOUR AGE. NOT YOUR SHOE SIZE! 1920s sl., orig. US
– exclamation of contempt; begone, away with you, go and be hanged • SNICK-UP 1601 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– exclamation of contempt, e.g. go fuck yourself! • BAH-FUNGOO! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of contempt; no! beat it! • DROP DEAD! 1934 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of contempt; nonsense! • ARSEHOLES! L19 sl.
– exclamation of contempt; nuts! nonsense!  • NERTS!  • NERTZ! 1922 US sl.
– exclamation of contempt, pooh! • FUFF  1780 Sc.


– exclamation of conviction • FECKS! L16 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation of conviction • FEGS! L16 Sc. & Eng. dial.


– exclamation of defiance • BITE ME! Bk2007 US sl.
– exclamation of defiance • BRING IT ON! 2004 UK sl.
– exclamation of defiance • EAT MY SHORTS! 1979 US sl.
– exclamation of defiance • HAKE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of defiance • I DON’T GIVE A MONKEY’S (FUCK) 1960 UK sl.
– exclamation of defiance • RASPBERRIES! 1910s US sl.
– exclamation of defiance • UP YOUR GIGGY! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of defiance • YA!  • YAH! 1812
– exclamation of defiance • YAAL!  • YAIL!  • YALE! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of defiance • YALTO! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of defiance • YALTOCO! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of defiance • YAR! 1812
 
– exclamation of defiance and contempt • YELL! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of defiance and rejection; fuck you! stick it! • UP THINE WITH TURPENTINE! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of defiance, more usually in an attempt to put off or jinx an opponent in sports or games • MOCKERS! 20C Brit. sl.


– exclamation of delight • DUDE! 1989
– exclamation of delight • GERONIMO! 1941 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of delight • GOODEE! 1796
– exclamation of delight • GOOD-O!  • GOOD-OH! 1926 sl., orig. Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of delight • GOOD SHOW! 1940 sl.
– exclamation of delight • GOODY! 1796
– exclamation of delight • GOODY GOODY! 1796
– exclamation of delight • GOODY GUMDROPS! 1959 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of delight • HABA-HABA! 1944 US sl.
– exclamation of delight • HOT DIGGETY! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of delight • HOT DIGGETY DOG! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of delight • HOT DOG! 1906 US sl.
– exclamation of delight • HOT ZIGGEDY!  • HOT ZIGGETTY!  • HOT ZIGGETY!  • HOT ZIGGITY! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of delight • HOT ZIGGEDY DOG!  • HOT ZIGGETTY DOG!  • HOT ZIGGETY DOG!  • HOT ZIGGITY DOG! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of delight • LOVELY JUBBLY! 1989 Brit.
– exclamation of delight • OY GEVALT! 1968 US (Yiddish)
– exclamation of delight • QUAISS KITIR! 1898 Brit. services’ sl.
– exclamation of delight • RIGHT ON! 1925 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of delight • WACKO!  • WHACKO! 1941 sl., chiefly Aust.
– exclamation of delight • WHIZZO!  • WIZZO! 1905 sl.
– exclamation of delight • YAHOO! 1976
– exclamation of delight • YAY! 1963 sl.
– exclamation of delight • YIP-EE!  • YIPPEE! 1920 orig. US
 
– exclamation of delight as of something delicious to eat • YUM! 1878 sl.
– exclamation of delight as of something delicious to eat • YUMMY! 1878 sl.
– exclamation of delight as of something delicious to eat • YUM YUM! 1878 sl.
– exclamation of delight, esp. in surfing as the surfer climbs or rides a wave • COWABUNGA! 1954 sl., orig. & chiefly US


– exclamation of denial • HENFIRE NO! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of denial • I’LL BE PICK-AXED! 1910s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of denial • I’LL BE SWITCHED! 1838 US colloq.
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIGS! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S ARSE!  • IN A PIG’S ASS! 1951 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S BUTT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S EAR! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S EYE! 1847 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S GIZZARD! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S HOLE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S NECK! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S POKE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S SNOUT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S TIT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S TONSIL! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S VALISE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • IN A PIG’S WIG! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of denial • KAH-KA-KA! used 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of denial • KAI! 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of denial • KI! 1835 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of denial • MY EYE! 1826
– exclamation of denial • MY LEFT FOOT! 20C colloq.
– exclamation of denial • MY LEFT KNICKER! 20C colloq.
– exclamation of denial • MY LEFT TIT! 20C colloq.
– exclamation of denial • NO SIR  • NOSSIR! 1856 US
– exclamation of denial • NOT BY A CAT’S ASS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of denial • NOTHING DOING! 1910 UK sl.
– exclamation of denial • NOT ON YOUR LIFE! 1896 US sl.
– exclamation of denial • NOT ON YOUR NELLY! 1941 UK rhyming sl. (not on your Nellie Duff for puff (breath, hence life))
– exclamation of denial • NO WAY, JOSE1981 US sl.


– exclamation of departure; goodbye! see you later! • SIDEWAYS! 1990s African-American sl.


– exclamation of depreciation • TANTI! 1590


– exclamation of derision • ARMPITS! 2000 UK students’ sl.
– exclamation of derision • CHUCK YOU, FARLEY! 1976 US sl.
– exclamation of derision • FAUGH!  • FAW!  • FOGH!  • FOH!  • FOUGH!  • FUGH!  • HOUGH!  • PAUGH!  • PHO!  • PHOOH!  • POUGH!  • PUGH!  • WAGH! c1597
– exclamation of derision • GET KNOTTED! 1963 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of derision • GET STUFFED! 1952 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of derision • GUP! a1529 obs.
– exclamation of derision • IF MY AUNT HAD WHEELS SHE’D BE A TROLLEY CAR! 1932 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of derision • IN YOUR EAR! 1966 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • IN YOUR FACE! 1952 sl.
– exclamation of derision • IN YOUR GOB! 1996 sl.
– exclamation of derision • KISS MY ARSE!  • KISS MY ASS! c1554
– exclamation of derision • KNICKERS! 1971 sl.
– exclamation of derision • LA-LA! c1850
– exclamation of derision • MA AUNTIE! 1915 Sc.
– exclamation of derision • MY AUNT FANNY! 1945 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • PIGS! 1906 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of derision • PIGS TO YOU! 1906 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of derision • POOEY! 1927 sl.
– exclamation of derision • POWWAW! 1602 arch.
– exclamation of derision • ROT YOU! L17
– exclamation of derision • SHOVE IT! 1941 sl.
– exclamation of derision • STICK IT IN YOUR ARSE! 1888 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • STICK IT IN YOUR EAR! 1966 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • STICK IT UP YOUR ASS! 1926 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • SUCKS! 1913 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of derision • SUCKS TO YOU! 1913 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of derision • TAKE A RUNNING JUMP! 1933 sl.
– exclamation of derision • TAKE A RUNNING JUMP AT ONESELF! 1933 sl.
– exclamation of derision • UPYA!  • UPYER! 1941 sl. chiefly Aust.
– exclamation of derision • UP YOUR ARSE!  • UP YOUR ASS! 1956 sl.
– exclamation of derision • UP YOURS! 1956 sl.
– exclamation of derision • YA BOO!  • YAH BOO! 1921 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of derision • YAH! 1812
– exclamation of derision • YAH BOO SUCKS! 1913 sl., esp. juvenile usage
– exclamation of derision • YOUR AUNTIE KATE! 1928 Sc.
– exclamation of derision • YOUR AUNT MINNIE! 1953 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • YOUR AUNT MITTY! 1928 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of derision • YOUR MAMA! 1973 Amer. sl.
 
– exclamation of derision; no! beat it! • DROP DEAD! 1934 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of derision; nuts! nonsense!  • NERTS!  • NERTZ! 1922 US sl.


– exclamation of despair • DAMMIT! 1790
– exclamation of despair • DAMMIT TO HELL! M19
– exclamation of despair • DAMMIT TO HELL AND BACK! M19
– exclamation of despair • FUCK! 1929
– exclamation of despair • RATS! 1886 orig. US
– exclamation of despair • SHIT! 1865 sl.


– exclamation of determination • BEDANGED! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of determination • BY GEORGE! 1731


– exclamation of disagreement • HOW YOU DO TALK! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disagreement • IN YA BOOT! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of disagreement • SICK AND WRONG! 1989 US sl.


– exclamation of disappointment • ACH! 1871 Sc.
– exclamation of disappointment • AUGH! 1871 Sc.
– exclamation of disappointment • BAD SHOW! 20C sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • BALLS! 1857 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • BUMMER! 1973
– exclamation of disappointment • BUZZKILL! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • BUZZSTOMP! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • CHA! 1827 Jamaica
– exclamation of disappointment • CHO! 1827 Jamaica
– exclamation of disappointment • CRAP! 1932
– exclamation of disappointment • CRUD! 1945
– exclamation of disappointment • DABBISH IT! 1869 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disappointment • DAMN! 1589
– exclamation of disappointment • DAMN IT! 1589
– exclamation of disappointment • DANG! 1793
– exclamation of disappointment • DANG IT! L18 euphemism
– exclamation of disappointment • DARN! 1781
– exclamation of disappointment • DARN IT! 1781
– exclamation of disappointment • DERN! 1780s euphemism
– exclamation of disappointment • DERN IT! 1780s
– exclamation of disappointment • DURN (IT)! 1780s
– exclamation of disappointment • GOOD GRIEF! 1937 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HELL’S BELLS AND LITTLE FISHES! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disappointment • HELL’S BELLS AND PANTHER TRACKS! 1919 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSE APPLES! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSECRAP! 1934 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSE DOOKIE! 1973 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSEFEATHERS! 1932 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSE HOCKEY! 1980 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSE MANURE! 1958 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSE PUCKY! 1975 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSERADISH! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSES! 1927-28 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • HORSESHIT! 1934 US sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • NAY THEN! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disappointment • OH FUDGE! 20C sl.
– exclamation of disappointment • SHUCKS! Bk1905 US & Can. colloq.
– exclamation of disappointment • SPEWIN’! Bk1999 Aust. sl.


– exclamation of disapproval • BAD SHOW! 20C sl.
– exclamation of disapproval • BUFFALO BAGELS! 1972 US sl.
– exclamation of disapproval • CAT’S FOOT! 1877 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disapproval • CAT’S HIND FOOT! 1939 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disapproval • COME ON! 1603
– exclamation of disapproval • EAT SHIT AND DIE! 1986 US sl.
– exclamation of disapproval • HARRUMPH! M20
– exclamation of disapproval • HOW YOU DO TALK! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disapproval • KAE! a1779 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of disapproval • KAY-KAY! 1828 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of disapproval • RATS! 1886 orig. US
– exclamation of disapproval • RUFTY-TUFTY! 1606 obs.
– exclamation of disapproval • SICK AND WRONG! 1989 US sl.
– exclamation of disapproval • WOULDN’T IT! 20C Aust. sl.

– exclamation of disapproval and rejection; Go away! To hell with you! • BITE THE BAG! 1952 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disapproval of strong language • OH, MISS WESTON! c1910 Royal Navy sl.


– exclamation of disbelief • BALLOCKS! 1940
– exclamation of disbelief • BREAK IT DOWN! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • CAT’S FOOT! 1877 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • CAT’S HIND FOOT! 1939 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • COME ON! 1603
– exclamation of disbelief • COO! c1890 colloq.
– exclamation of disbelief • COO-ER! 1911 UK sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • COOL! 1911 UK sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • DAWG! 1980s US campus & teen sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • FOOEY! Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • GNERTS! 20C sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • GO ‘WAY! 1922 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • GO ‘WAY FROM HERE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • GO TO REPPS! Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • IF MY AUNT HAD WHEELS SHE’D BE A TROLLEY CAR! 1932 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIGS! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S ARSE!  • IN A PIG’S ASS! 1951 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S BUTT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S EAR! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S EYE! 1847 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S GIZZARD! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S HOLE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S NECK! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S POKE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S SNOUT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S TIT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S TONSIL! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S VALISE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • IN A PIG’S WIG! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of disbelief • KAIGH! 1828 Sc.
– exclamation of disbelief • KAY! 1828 Sc.
– exclamation of disbelief • LOR LUMME! L19
– exclamation of disbelief • LORDLUMMY! L19
– exclamation of disbelief • MULE SHIT! 1920s US
– exclamation of disbelief • MUSHA 20C Irish
– exclamation of disbelief • MY AUNT FANNY! 1945 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • MY ELBOW! 20C NZ sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • MY EYE! 1826
– exclamation of disbelief • MY FOOT! 17C
– exclamation of disbelief • MY NECK! L19 Irish
– exclamation of disbelief • MY OLD BOOTS! L19
– exclamation of disbelief • NO SHIT! 1930s US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • NURTS! 20C sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • NUTS! 1910 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • OH WINIFRED!  • O WINIFRED! L19
– exclamation of disbelief • PACKETS! L19 sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • POWWAW! 1602 arch.
– exclamation of disbelief • PRUT! c1300 obs.
– exclamation of disbelief • PSHAW! 1607 rare
– exclamation of disbelief • QUARE MAN M’DA! 20C Ulster sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • RASPBERRIES! 1910s US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • RAT IT! 1691
– exclamation of disbelief • RAT ME! 1792
– exclamation of disbelief • SHUCKINS! 1893 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • WALK ON! 1970s US college sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • WHAT THE BLUE BLAZES1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disbelief • YE GODS AND LITTLE FISHES 1888
– exclamation of disbelief • YGBSM! 1990 US sl. (You’ve Got to Be Shitting Me)
– exclamation of disbelief • YOUR AUNT MINNIE! 1953 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief • YOUR AUNT MITTY! 1928 Amer. sl.
 
– exclamation of disbelief at a far-fetched statement • SAVE IT FOR SWEENEY! 20C US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief at a far-fetched statement • TELL IT TO SWEENEY! 20C US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief at that which has just been said • NO WAY! 1968 US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief, esp. with reference to pulling a person’s leg • PULL THE OTHER ONE 1966 colloq.
– exclamation of disbelief in whatever you have just been told • AYE, DOOGIE AYE! 1988 Sc. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief in whatever you have just been told • AYE, HAWKEYE! 1988 Sc. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief in whatever you have just been told • AYE, HOOCH-AYE! 1988 Sc. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief in whatever you have just been told • AYE, POPEYE! 1988 Sc. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief in whatever you have just been told • AYE, THAT EYE! 1988 Sc. sl.
– exclamation of disbelief; nuts! nonsense!  • NERTS!  • NERTZ! 1922 US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief; ‘tell that to the Marines’ • À D’AUTRES! c1660 fashionable London catchphrase
– exclamation of disbelief; what did you say? are you telling the truth? • SAY WHAT? 1968 US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief; what did you say? are you telling the truth? • SAY WHICH? 1931 US sl.
– exclamation of disbelief; you can’t fool me! forget it! don’t make me laugh! • SHUT UP! 1980s sl.


– exclamation of disdain • BAF! B1700 Sc.
– exclamation of disdain • BWAI! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of disdain • BWOY! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of disdain • CHA! 1827 Jamaica
– exclamation of disdain • CHO! 1827 Jamaica
– exclamation of disdain • EAT IT! 1952 sl.
– exclamation of disdain • POO!  • POOH 1600
– exclamation of disdain • POOH! POOH! 1694
– exclamation of disdain • PUGH 1600
– exclamation of disdain • SHEW! 1943 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disdain • SHOO! 1883 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of disgust • ACCABE! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • ACH-A-VIE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • AW NUTS! Bk1934 college sl.
– exclamation of disgust • BACH! Bk1911 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • BALLS! 1857 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • BAW! 1377
– exclamation of disgust • BEAR’S ASS! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • BLATHERSKITE! 1970 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • BUG DUST! 1982 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • BUG-BITE AN’ MOONSHINE! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • BULLCORN! 1970 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • BY JIGGERS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • CHIHUAHUA! 1930 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • CRAP! 1932
– exclamation of disgust • CRUD! 1945
– exclamation of disgust • DING BUST IT! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • DOG BITE IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • DOG EAT YOUR SHAME! 1958 Trinidad and Tobago usage
– exclamation of disgust • EAT MY GOOBER! 1980 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • ECH! 1833 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • FAH! 1542
– exclamation of disgust • FAUGH! 1542
– exclamation of disgust • FEIGH! 1715 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • FIE! 1250
– exclamation of disgust • FOH! 1542
– exclamation of disgust • FOOF! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • FOUGH! 1542
– exclamation of disgust • FUNK! 1963 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • GACH! 1777 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • GAG! 1982 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • GAGGERS! c1920 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • GAG ME WITH A SPOON! 1982 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • GARDUX! 1928 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • GARDY-PICK! 1824 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of disgust • GOLLY NED! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • GRUNCH! US campus sl.
– exclamation of disgust • GUYHANG IT! c1815 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • HELL ALL FRIDAY! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • HELL’S FIRE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • HELL’S FIRE AND LITTLE FISHES! 1903 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • HOLY JIGGER 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSE APPLES! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSECRAP! 1934 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSE DOOKIE! 1973 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSEFEATHERS! 1932 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSE HOCKEY! 1980 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSE MANURE! 1958 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSE PUCKY! 1975 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSERADISH! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • HORSESHIT! 1934 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust • ISH! 1948 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • ISHAMAY! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • ISHAMY! 1948 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • JEEZY-PEEZY! 1960 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • JIGGER(S) 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • LAUKERINS! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • LAWKINS! 1896 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • LAWKUS! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • LAWKUS-HEART! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • MURDERATION! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • NUTS! 1910 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of disgust • PAH! 1592
– exclamation of disgust • PISH! 1592
– exclamation of disgust • POOT! 1918 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • PSHAW! 1607 rare
– exclamation of disgust • RADISHES! 1970s US campus sl.
– exclamation of disgust • RATS! 1886 orig. US
– exclamation of disgust • SHAME! a1300
– exclamation of disgust • SHEW! 1943 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • SHIT FIRE! 1949 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • SHIT FIRE AND FLAMES! 1949 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • SHOO! 1883 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • SHOOT IT! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • STIFFEN THE CROWS! 1934 colloq.
– exclamation of disgust • STONE THE CROWS! 1930 colloq.
– exclamation of disgust • TECH! c1850 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • TEUGH!  • TEW! 1870 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • THE DICKENS AND TOM WALKER! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • THE DOG’S FOOT! 1838 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • UFF-DA! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of disgust • UGH! 1837
– exclamation of disgust • VAH! 1382 obs.
– exclamation of disgust • WOULDN’T IT! 20C Aust. sl.
– exclamation of disgust • WOULDN’T IT RIP YOU? 1941 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of disgust • WOULDN’T IT ROCK YOU! 1940 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of disgust • WOULDN’T IT ROOT YOU! 1940 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of disgust • WOULDN’T IT ROTATE YOU? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of disgust • WOULDN’T IT ROT YOUR SOCKS? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of disgust • YA!  • YAH!  • YAR! 1812
– exclamation of disgust • YACKS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
– exclamation of disgust at a bad smell • GARD! 1935 Sc.
– exclamation of disgust at an evil smell • POOH! 1859
– exclamation of disgust at an offensive odour • PUGH! 1859
– exclamation of disgust at the stupidity of what has just been said • DUH! 1963 US sl.
– exclamation of disgust; give me a break! I do not believe that • PUH-LEEZE! 1931 sl.


– exclamation of disinterest • WHATEVER! 1970s orig. African-American & teen usage


– exclamation of dislike • EAT MY GOOBER! 1980 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dislike • EAT SHIT AND DIE! 1986 US sl.
– exclamation of dislike • ICK! 1948 orig. US
– exclamation of dislike • TAKE A RUN AT YOURSELF! 1920s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dislike • YECCH!  • YECH!  • YECK! 1969
– exclamation of dislike • YUCK!  • YUK! 1966


– exclamation of dismay • BEDANGED! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • BLOW MY BUTTONS! 1845 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • BY CRIMUS! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • CRIMPS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • CRIMULUS!  • CRIMUS!  • CRYMUS! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • CRIMUS TO FISHHOOKS! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • DASH MY BUTTONS! 1756 colloq.
– exclamation of dismay • FOR CRIMPS SAKE! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • GOOD GRIEF! 1937 US sl.
– exclamation of dismay • GOOD LAW! 1913 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • HECK! 1887
– exclamation of dismay • HOLY CATS! 1900 US sl.
– exclamation of dismay • HOLY GEE! 1895 US sl.
– exclamation of dismay • HOLY SCHMUTZ! 1990s US sl.
– exclamation of dismay • HOLY SOX! 1909 US sl.
– exclamation of dismay • HOT DAMN, VIETNAM! 1972 US sl.
– exclamation of dismay • JEEBERS CREEPERS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • JEEPERS CREEPERS! 1937
– exclamation of dismay • JEEPERS CRIPUS! 1928 Amer. sl. obs.
– exclamation of dismay • LAND-A-MASSY! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWDY MUSSY! 1883 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAW SAKES ALIVE! 1845 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWS-A-MARCY! 1913 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWS-A-MUSSY! 1884 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWS OF MERCY! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAW SOULS! 1789 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY BLESS ME! 1880 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY DAISY! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY DAY! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY ME! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY MERCY! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY MUSSY! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY SAKES! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWSY’S SAKES! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWZEE! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LAWZEE ME! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORD-A-MASSEY!  • LORD-A-MASSY! 1851 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORD-A-MUSSY! 1872 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORD HAVE MERCY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORDY! 1853 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORDY-MASSY! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORDY MERCY! 1962 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LORDY MUSSY! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LOSSYME! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • LUDDY MUSSY! 1851 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • MAN! 1869
– exclamation of dismay • MY ACHING ASS! 1955 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY ARSE!  • MY ASS! 1890 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY ASSHOLE! 1973 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY DYING ASS! 1976 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY PURPLE ASS! 1967 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY RED ASS! 1967 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY ROYAL ASS! 1962 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • MY SAINTED ASS! 1962 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • OI VEH! L19
– exclamation of dismay • OY GEVALT! 1968 US (Yiddish)
– exclamation of dismay • STONE THE CROWS! 1927 orig. Aust.
– exclamation of dismay • THE LAWSY MASSY! 1896 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • THERE THEN HAPS! 1887 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of dismay • WOULDN’T IT! 20C Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • WOULDN’T IT RIP YER? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • WOULDN’T IT ROCK YER? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • WOULDN’T IT ROOT YER? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • WOULDN’T IT ROTATE YOU? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • WOULDN’T IT ROT YOUR SOCKS? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • WOWEE!  • WOW-WEE! 1921
– exclamation of dismay • YIPE! 20C sl., esp. teen usage
– exclamation of dismay • YIPES! 20C sl., esp. teen usage
– exclamation of dismay • YOUR ASS! 1944 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of dismay • YOUR AUNT’S ASS! 1970 Amer. sl.
 
– exclamation of dismay, esp. after making a mistake • OOPS! 1921
– exclamation of dismay, esp. after making a mistake • OOPSIE DOODLES! 1990s
– exclamation of dismay; knock me down! • DING-ME-YAVAL! 1754 Sc.
– exclamation of dismay; Lord!  • LUD! a1726 arch.


– exclamation of dismissal • ANYWAYS! 1920s US college sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • ARMPITS! 2000 UK students’ sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • ASK MY PODEX! 1804 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • AWAY AND CLAW MOULD ON YOURSELF! 20C Ulster sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • AWAY TO FUCK! 20C sl., chiefly Sc. & Irish
– exclamation of dismissal • AWAY TO HELL! 20C sl., chiefly Sc. & Irish
– exclamation of dismissal • BUSS MY ASS 1861
– exclamation of dismissal • D.D.T.! 1947 US campus sl. (Drop Dead Twice)
– exclamation of dismissal • EAT IT! 1952 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • EAT MY SHORTS! 1979 US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • EAT SHIT AND DIE! 1960s US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • FAUGH!  • FAW!  • FOGH!  • FOH!  • FOUGH!  • FUGH!  • HOUGH!  • PAUGH!  • PHO!  • PHOOH!  • POUGH!  • PUGH!  • WAGH! c1597
– exclamation of dismissal • FUCK IT! 1922
– exclamation of dismissal • FUCK IT (ALL)! 1922 US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • FUNGOO! 1942 US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GET KNOTTED! 1937 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GET UP YOUR POLE! 1900s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GO AND TAKE A RUNNING JUMP AT YOURSELF! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GO FALL ON YOURSELF! 1893 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GO FLY A KITE! 1942
– exclamation of dismissal • GO PEDDLE YOUR FISH! 1930s US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GO PISS UP A ROPE! 1964 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • GO TO JERICHO! c1635 colloq.
– exclamation of dismissal • GUTZER! 1910s Aust.
– exclamation of dismissal • IN YOUR GOB! 1950s sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • K.M.A.! L19 US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • MAGGOTS! L19 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • MRS DUCKETT! 1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘fuck it!’
– exclamation of dismissal • OH POOPIES!  • OH POOPY! 1987 Aust.
– exclamation of dismissal • OH, SWALLOW YOURSELF! L19 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • RAM IT! 1930s sl., orig. US
– exclamation of dismissal • RAT IT! 1691
– exclamation of dismissal • RAT ME! 1792
– exclamation of dismissal • ROT YOU! L17
– exclamation of dismissal • SHOVE IT UP YOUR NOSE! 1974 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • SIT ON IT, POTSIE1990s African-American teen sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • TAKE A RUN! L19
– exclamation of dismissal • TAKE A RUN AT YOURSELF! 1920s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • TAKE A RUNNING JUMP AT ONESELF! 1933 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • UP A FLUME! M19 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • UP YOU! L19 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • UP YOU FOR THE RENT! 1930s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • UP YOUR ALLEY! 1976 UK euphemism for ‘up your ass’
– exclamation of dismissal • WALKER! 1811
– exclamation of dismissal • WALK ON! 1970s US college sl.
– exclamation of dismissal • WHATEVER! 1970s orig. African-American & teen usage
 
– exclamation of dismissal; an admonition to anyone listening after one has made a pronouncement to someone; i.e. ‘and that means you too’ • AND YOU TOO! 1910s sl.
– exclamation of dismissal, e.g. go fuck yourself! • BAH-FUNGOO! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal; go away! get out! • GO FALL ON YOURSELF! 1892 US sl.
– exclamation of dismissal, often following a real or imagined request for a match • YOUR FACE AND MY ARSE!  • YOUR FACE AND MY ASS! 1967 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal, often following a real or imagined request for a match • YOUR FACE AND MY BUTT! 1986 sl.
– exclamation of dismissal, the implication being that they should go with speed • GO TO HELL ACROSS LOTS! M19 US sl.


– exclamation of disparagement • LETTO! 1929 Sc.
– exclamation of disparagement • SHOVE IT UP YOUR NOSE! 1974 sl.
– exclamation of disparagement • TUSH! c1440 arch.


– exclamation of displeasure • HURT ME! 1983 US sl.
– exclamation of displeasure • I’LL BE A SAD SACK! Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of displeasure • OH, DISGUST! Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of displeasure • OH, MY ACHIN’ BACK! Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of displeasure • OH, NAUSEA! Bk1947 Amer. sl.


– exclamation of dissatisfaction • GOOD LACK! 1638 obs.
– exclamation of dissatisfaction • TUT! a1529
– exclamation of dissatisfaction • UMPH! a1568
– exclamation of dissatisfaction, pooh! • FUFF  1780 Sc.


– exclamation of dissent • CAT’S FOOT! 1877 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of dissent • CAT’S HIND FOOT! 1939 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of distaste • FOOEY! Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of distaste • ICK! 1948 orig. US
– exclamation of distaste • POOEY! 1927 sl.
– exclamation of distaste • YECCH!  • YECH!  • YECK! 1969
– exclamation of distaste • YUCK!  • YUK! 1966


– exclamation of distress • ALACK-A-DAY! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of distress • FUCK A DOG! Bk2006 US sl.
– exclamation of distress • FUCK A DUCK! Bk2006 US sl.
– exclamation of distress • GOD-A-MERCY 1828
– exclamation of distress • HARROW! a1300 obs.
– exclamation of distress • VUYA! 1867 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of distress • WEEPERS! 1950s teen sl.


– exclamation of doubt • NAY THEN! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of doubt • UMPH! a1568


– exclamation of embarrassment • AW SHUCKS! 1888 colloq.


– exclamation of emphasis • BY GEORGE! 1731
– exclamation of emphasis • BY MY FIG! M17
– exclamation of emphasis • BY MY FIGGINS! M17
– exclamation of emphasis • GRANNY! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of emphasis • I SNUM! 1831 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of emphasis • MY SARTIE! 1819 Sc.
– exclamation of emphasis • UPON MY SAINTED SAM! L19 sl.
– exclamation of emphasis; Lord!  • LUD! a1726 arch.


– exclamation of encouragement • ATTABABES! 20C sl.
– exclamation of encouragement • ATTABABY! 20C sl.
– exclamation of encouragement • BRING IT ON! 2004 UK sl.
– exclamation of encouragement • CHEERS! 1915 colloq.
– exclamation of encouragement • ONYA! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of encouragement • RAH RAH! 1870 US
– exclamation of encouragement • RAM IT! 1980s Black British sl.
– exclamation of encouragement • TAKE IT ON! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of encouragement • UP THERE CAZALY! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of encouragement, ‘go it, lad’ • GALLAD! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of encouragement, good luck to you! • MORE POWER TO YOUR ELBOW 1848 Ireland
– exclamation of encouragement; go on! go for it! • ADD OIL! 1980 chiefly Hong Kong usage
– exclamation of encouragement to further energy • LASH AWAY! 1898 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of enthusiasm • CHEERS! 1915 colloq.
– exclamation of enthusiasm • JEEZE! 1923 orig. US
– exclamation of enthusiasm • MAN! 1869
– exclamation of enthusiasm • WHOOMP, THERE IT IS! 1990 sl.
– exclamation of enthusiasm • WHOOPYDOO! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of enthusiasm • WHOOT, THERE IT IS! 1990 sl.
– exclamation of enthusiasm, esp. in a jazz or dance band • HI-DE-HO! M20
– exclamation of enthusiasm; sometimes used sarcastically • WHOOPYDOO! Bk1999 Aust. sl.


– exclamation of envy • RAATID!  • RAHTID! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of envy • RAH! 2000 Black British sl.


– exclamation of exasperation • AG! 1930s S. Afr. sl.
– exclamation of exasperation • AW SHUCKS! 1888 colloq.
– exclamation of exasperation • BLOW MY BUTTONS! 1845 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of exasperation • BOTHER! 1798 colloq.
– exclamation of exasperation • BUGGER ME! 1936
– exclamation of exasperation • BUGSARN IT! 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation • DASH MY BUTTONS! 1756 colloq.
– exclamation of exasperation • DEAR GUSSIE! 1984 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation • DINGBLASTIT! 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation • FUCK IT! 1922
– exclamation of exasperation • FUCK IT (ALL)! 1922 US sl.
– exclamation of exasperation • GREAT SCOTT! 1852
– exclamation of exasperation • GUSSIE PETE! 1984 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation • I’LL BE SWITCHED! 1838 US colloq.
– exclamation of exasperation • JEEBERS CREEPERS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation • JEEPERS CREEPERS! 1937
– exclamation of exasperation • JEEPERS CRIPUS! 1928 Amer. sl. obs.
– exclamation of exasperation • LORDSAKE! 1815 colloq., orig. Sc.
– exclamation of exasperation • MOTHER OF SHIT! 1940s US
– exclamation of exasperation • POOT! 1918 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation • RAT IT! 1691
– exclamation of exasperation • RAT ME! 1792
– exclamation of exasperation • TA! 1837 Sc.
– exclamation of exasperation • WOULDN’T IT RIP YOU? 1941 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of exasperation • WOULDN’T IT ROCK YOU! 1940 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of exasperation • WOULDN’T IT ROOT YOU! 1940 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of exasperation • WOULDN’T IT ROTATE YOU? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of exasperation • WOULDN’T IT ROT YOUR SOCKS? 1940s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of exasperation • YE GODS! 1807
– exclamation of exasperation and impatience • BAGODBAGEE!  • BAGODBAJEES!1970 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of exasperation and impatience • BAGODBEJINGOES! 1970 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of excitement • BLYMY! 1889 colloq.
– exclamation of excitement • BWAI! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of excitement • BWOY! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of excitement • BY JUCKERS! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of excitement • BY THE HOLY! 19C
– exclamation of excitement • FUCKING A! 1964
– exclamation of excitement • JEEBERS CREEPERS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of excitement • JEEPERS CREEPERS! 1937
– exclamation of excitement • JEEPERS CRIPUS! 1928 Amer. sl. obs.
– exclamation of excitement • OH BOY! 1910s sl., orig. US
– exclamation of excitement • OH MAMMA! 1891 US sl.
– exclamation of excitement • SHAZAM! 1940 sl.
– exclamation of excitement • TOO MUCH! 1930s sl.
– exclamation of excitement • WALKING MOSES1910s sl.
– exclamation of excitement • WHOOPEE! 1862
– exclamation of excitement • YAHOO! 1976
– exclamation of excitement • YAR! 1989 US sl.
– exclamation of excitement, usually about a possible sexual conquest or when a night out or drinking session is arranged • GAME ON! 1980s sl.
– exclamation of excitement; wow! gosh! • BOY! 1894 colloq.


– exclamation of exhilaration, esp. in surfing as the surfer climbs or rides a wave • COWABUNGA! 1954 sl., orig. & chiefly US


– exclamation of exhortation • WORK OUT! 1970s African-American sl.


– exclamation of exuberance • WAHEY! 2003 UK sl.


– exclamation of exultation • GERONIMO! 1941 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of exultation • GOODEE! 1796
– exclamation of exultation • GOOD-O!  • GOOD-OH! 1926 sl., orig. Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of exultation • GOOD SHOW! 1940 sl.
– exclamation of exultation • GOODY! 1796
– exclamation of exultation • GOODY GOODY! 1796
– exclamation of exultation • GOODY GUMDROPS! 1959 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of exultation • HABA-HABA! 1944 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • HOT DIGGETY! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • HOT DIGGETY DOG! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • HOT DOG! 1906 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • HOT ZIGGEDY!  • HOT ZIGGETTY!  • HOT ZIGGETY!  • HOT ZIGGITY! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • HOT ZIGGEDY DOG!  • HOT ZIGGETTY DOG!  • HOT ZIGGETY DOG!  • HOT ZIGGITY DOG! 1924 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • OH HO! a1300
– exclamation of exultation • OHO! a1300
– exclamation of exultation • QUAISS KITIR! 1898 Brit. services’ sl.
– exclamation of exultation • RIGHT ON! 1925 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of exultation • TISTY-TOSTY! 1568 obs.
– exclamation of exultation • VAH! 1382 obs.
– exclamation of exultation • WACKO!  • WHACKO! 1941 sl., chiefly Aust.
– exclamation of exultation • WHIZZO!  • WIZZO! 1905 sl.
– exclamation of exultation • YABBA-DABBA DOO! 1998 US sl.
– exclamation of exultation • YAY! 1963 sl.
– exclamation of exultation • YIP-EE!  • YIPPEE! 1920 orig. US
– exclamation of exultation on reaching the centre square in hopscotch • FALDERAL! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of exultation on reaching the centre square in hopscotch • FALLAL! Bk1900 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of farewell • SEE YOU IN CHURCH! 1950 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of fascination • SPEED THE WOMBATS! 1920s Aust. sl.


– exclamation of fear • AVOY! c1300 obs.
– exclamation of fear • LAW DEAR HEART! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of fear • LAWS A-DAYS! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of fear • LORD SAVE US! 1789 Sc.
– exclamation of fear • OO-ER! 1912
– exclamation of fear • SAINTS PRESERVE US! 1966 US sl.
– exclamation of fear • SAVE ME! 1884 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of fear • SAVE US ALL! 1895 Sc.
– exclamation of fear • YIKES! 1971
– exclamation of fear • ZOINKS! 1972 US  


– exclamation of frustration • ARSE! 1994 UK sl.
– exclamation of frustration • BALLOCKS! 1940
– exclamation of frustration • BOLLICKS!  • BOLLOCKS! 1940 sl.
– exclamation of frustration • CHRIST ALMIGHTY! 1987 UK
– exclamation of frustration • CRAP! 1932
– exclamation of frustration • DAD BURN! 1829 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of frustration • DAG BURN! 1829 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of frustration • DAMMIT! 1790
– exclamation of frustration • DAMMIT TO HELL! M19
– exclamation of frustration • DAMMIT TO HELL AND BACK! M19
– exclamation of frustration • DAMN AND BLAST! 1943 UK sl.
– exclamation of frustration • DAMN IT ALL! 1589
– exclamation of frustration • DAMN! 1589
– exclamation of frustration • DAMN IT! 1589
– exclamation of frustration • DANG! 1793
– exclamation of frustration • DANG IT! L18 euphemism
– exclamation of frustration • DARN! 1781
– exclamation of frustration • DARN IT! 1781
– exclamation of frustration • DERN! 1780s euphemism
– exclamation of frustration • DERN IT! 1780s
– exclamation of frustration • DINGNUTS! 2000 UK sl., euphemism for ‘bollocks’
– exclamation of frustration • DURN (IT)! 1780s
– exclamation of frustration • FUCK! 1929
– exclamation of frustration • I DON’T GIVE A MONKEY’S (FUCK) 1960 UK sl.
– exclamation of frustration • OH, FIDDLE-FADDLE! 1963 US sl.
– exclamation of frustration • OH FUDGE! 20C sl.
– exclamation of frustration • OH MY STARS! 1966 US sl.
– exclamation of frustration • SHIT! 1865 sl.
– exclamation of frustration • SON OF A GUN! 1867 N. Amer.
– exclamation of frustration, esp. in a context of Frenchness • SACRÉ BLEU! 1869 UK usage
– exclamation of frustration; go to hell! • DAMN YOU! 1695
– exclamation of frustration when something is ruined • THAT’S DONE IT! 20C


– exclamation of greeting • HAIL!  c1200
– exclamation of greeting • WHAT HO! M19 sl.


– exclamation of grief • ALACK-A-DAY! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of grief • AY-LA! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of grief • LACKADAISY! 1847
– exclamation of grief • LACKADAY! 1695 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of grief • LACKANEE! 1813 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of grief • SARS-O-MINE! 1864 Eng. dial. obs.


– exclamation of hatred • BUGGER YOU! 1923


– exclamation of hesitation • HAW! 1679
– exclamation of hesitation • UMPH! a1568
– exclamation of hesitation uttered repeatedly in an affected tone • HAW-HAW! 1834


– exclamation of horror • CRIVENS! 1917 UK
– exclamation of horror • GOOD HEAVENS! 1752
– exclamation of horror • GRACIOUS HEAVEN! 1801
– exclamation of horror • GREAT HEAVEN! 1887
– exclamation of horror • HEAVEN AND EARTH! a1777
– exclamation of horror • HEAVENS! 1588
– exclamation of horror • JESUS WEPT! 1922
– exclamation of horror • OHMIGOD!  • OMIGOD! 1982 US sl.


– exclamation of hostility • BUSS MY ASS 1861
– exclamation of hostility • EAT FLAMING DEATH! 1975 US sl.
– exclamation of hostility • GET KNOTTED! 1937 Aust. sl.


– exclamation of ignorance • SEARCH ME! 1930s African-American sl.


– exclamation of impatience • ACH! 1871 Sc.
– exclamation of impatience • AUGH! 1871 Sc.
– exclamation of impatience • BAGODBAGEE!  • BAGODBAJEES!1970 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of impatience • BLAST MY EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of impatience • BLAST YOUR EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of impatience • CHA! 1827 Jamaica
– exclamation of impatience • CHO! 1827 Jamaica
– exclamation of impatience • DAMN MY EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of impatience • DAMN YOUR EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of impatience • FOOF! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of impatience • GREAT BALLS OF FIRE! 1906 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of impatience • HURRY-DURRY! 1682 obs.
– exclamation of impatience • IN THE NAME OF ALL! 1885 Sc.
– exclamation of impatience • NAME OF GOODNESS! 1881 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of impatience • NAME OF THUNDER! 1892 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of impatience • PISH! 1592
– exclamation of impatience • POO!  • POOH 1600
– exclamation of impatience • POOH! POOH! 1694
– exclamation of impatience • PSHAW! 1607 rare
– exclamation of impatience • PUGH 1600
– exclamation of impatience • SET FIRE YOU! 1929 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of impatience • SHAFF! 1783 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of impatience • TA! 1837 Sc.
– exclamation of impatience • TEUGH!  • TEW! 1870 Sc.
– exclamation of impatience • TILLEY-VALLEY! 1816 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of impatience • TILLIE VALLIE! c1630 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of impatience • TILLY-FALLY! 1597 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of impatience • TUT! a1529
– exclamation of impatience and exasperation • BAGODBEJINGOES! 1970 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of impatience at what has been said • TILLY-VALLY! 1601 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of impatience; nonsense! fiddlesticks! • TULLY VALY!  a1529 obs. or arch.


– exclamation of impetuousness • DAMN IT ALL! 1589
– exclamation of impetuousness • FUCK IT (ALL)! 1922 US sl.


– exclamation of incitement; go on! go for it! • ADD OIL! 1980 chiefly Hong Kong usage


– exclamation of incomprehension • BEATS ALL! M19 sl.
– exclamation of incomprehension • BEATS ME! M19 sl.


– exclamation of incredulity • ALL MY EYE AND BETTY MARTIN! 1791 sl.
– exclamation of incredulity • BOIL ME DOWN! 1954 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • BUG-BITE AN’ MOONSHINE! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • CHEE! 1972 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • COR! CHASE ME AUNTY FANNY ROUND THE CLOCK TOWER 20C
– exclamation of incredulity • HOOKEY WALKER! 1811
– exclamation of incredulity • KAE! a1779 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of incredulity • KAY-KAY! 1828 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of incredulity • OH YEAH! 20C colloq.
– exclamation of incredulity • QUOZ! 1802 obs.
– exclamation of incredulity • ROT! M19 colloq.
– exclamation of incredulity • SHEE! 1972 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • TELL THAT TO THE MARINES! 1823 colloq.
– exclamation of incredulity • WELL, I’LL BE BUGGERED  1907
– exclamation of incredulity • WHAT THE DICKENS! 1599
– exclamation of incredulity • WHOAP! 1851 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • WHOPE! 1907 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • WOAP-AH! 1898 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • WOPE! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity • WUP! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of incredulity; what the hell! • WHAT THE BLAZES! 1965 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of indignation • GREAT SNAKES! 1878 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • GREAT SNAKES AND ALLIGATORS! 1862 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • HA! a1300
– exclamation of indignation • HOLY SNAKES! 1927 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • HURRY-DURRY! 1682 obs.
– exclamation of indignation • I SNUM! 1831 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • MASSY! 1867 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • MERCY! 1867 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • SNAKES! 1839 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • SNAKES ALIVE! 1847 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • STRIKE ME LUCKY! 1850
– exclamation of indignation • SUFFERING SNAKES! 1927 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of indignation • YE GODS! 1807


– exclamation of innocence • SEARCH ME! 1930s African-American sl.


– exclamation of inquiry • HEY! a1225


– exclamation of interrogation • DEED! 1806 Sc.  


– exclamation of invitation • BRING IT ON! 2004 UK sl.


– exclamation of irritation • AG! 1930s S. Afr. sl.
– exclamation of irritation • BLAST MY EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of irritation • BLAST YOUR EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of irritation • BUZZKILL! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of irritation • BUZZSTOMP! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of irritation • DAD BURN! 1829 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of irritation • DAG BURN! 1829 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of irritation • DAMN! 1589
– exclamation of irritation • DAMN IT! 1589
– exclamation of irritation • DAMN MY EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of irritation • DAMN YOUR EYES! M18 sl.
– exclamation of irritation • DANG! 1793
– exclamation of irritation • DANG IT! L18 euphemism
– exclamation of irritation • DARN! 1781
– exclamation of irritation • DARN IT! 1781
– exclamation of irritation • DEAR OH DEAR! 1694 UK
– exclamation of irritation • DERN! 1780s euphemism
– exclamation of irritation • DERN IT! 1780s
– exclamation of irritation • DURN (IT)! 1780s
– exclamation of irritation • FOR CHRIST’S SAKE! 1386 UK
– exclamation of irritation • FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! 1924 euphemism
– exclamation of irritation • I’LL BE SWITCHED! M19
– exclamation of irritation • OH DEAR! 1694 UK
– exclamation of irritation • SHUCKINS! 1893 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of irritation • TO HELL WITH YOU! 1846 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of irritation • WHAT A POX! L16 sl.
– exclamation of irritation • WITH A POX! L16 sl.


– exclamation of jealousy • BULLY FOR YOU! 1864 sl.


– exclamation of jollity • TOL-DE-ROL! 1782
– exclamation of jollity • TOL DE ROL LOL! 1797


– exclamation of joviality • OH LA-LA! 1910s World War I army sl.


– exclamation of joy • BY ZIGGITY! a1930 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • DALLY-BUTTONS! 1895 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of joy • GEEWILIKINS ZIGGETY! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • GREAT HEAVENLY DAYS! 1965  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HA! a1300
– exclamation of joy • HEAVENLY DAY! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HEAVENLY DAYS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HEAVENS TO BETSY! 1891 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HELL’S FIRE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HEY! a1225
– exclamation of joy • HEY-DAY! E16 arch.
– exclamation of joy • HOOEE! 1874 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HOO-EE-AH! 1874 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HOO-HEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HOO-WEE! 1882 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HOT ZIG! 1949 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HOT ZIGGETY-DAMN! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • HOTZICKITY! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • I THANKS THE LORD! 1908 Amer. dial., esp. African-American
– exclamation of joy • JUMPING JERUSALEM! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • OH BOYS! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • OHWEE! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • OOEY! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • OO-WEE! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • SCORE! 2002 US sl.
– exclamation of joy • WHOO! 1932 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • WHOOEE! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • WHOO-HEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • WHOOIE! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • YAHOO! 1976
– exclamation of joy • ZICKETY-BOOM! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • ZICKITY-BAM! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • ZIGGETY! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy • ZIGGETY-DAMN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of joy, esp. in a jazz or dance band • HI-DE-HO! M20
– exclamation of joy when unexpectedly meeting a companion • ELELEU! Bk1900 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of jubilance • WHACKO! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of jubilance • WHACKO THE DIDDLE-O! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of jubilance • YOU BEAUT! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of jubilance • YOU LITTLE BEAUTY! Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– exclamation of jubilation • BEWDY! Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of jubilation • FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC! Bk1999 Aust. sl.


– exclamation of lament • SIRS, THE DAY! 1887 Eng. dial.

– exclamation of lamentation • OHONE! c1480 Sc.
– exclamation of lamentation • OY GEVALT! 1968 US (Yiddish)
– exclamation of lamentation • WAIRAWONS! Bk1905 Sc. obs.


– exclamation of merriment; away with care! • CARE-AWAY! 1440 obs.


– exclamation of misfortune • SILLY-GRIN! 1910s Aust. sl.


– exclamation of mockery • SIT ON IT, POTSIE! 1990s African-American teen sl.


– exclamation of negation • CACA! 1970s sl.


– exclamation of objection • HELL ALL FRIDAY! 1966 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of outrage • JUDAS PRIEST! 1914 US sl.


– exclamation of pain • CUSSADANG! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • DAG-GUM IT! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • HOOEE! 1874 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • HOO-EE-AH! 1874 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • HOO-HEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • HOO-WEE! 1882 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • MOP AND BUCKET! 20C rhyming sl. for ‘fuck it’
– exclamation of pain • OHWEE! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • OOEY! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • OO-WEE! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • SILLY-GRIN! 1910s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of pain • UFF-DA! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • WHOO! 1932 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • WHOOEE! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • WHOO-HEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pain • WHOOIE! 1924 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of pity • ALAS-AT-EVER! 1703 Eng. dial. obs.
– exclamation of pity • AY-DI-ME! Bk1898 Sc.
– exclamation of pity • ECH! 1833 Sc.
– exclamation of pity; God help! • DELP! B1900 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of pleasure • AG! 1930s S. Afr. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • BWAI! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of pleasure • BWOY! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of pleasure • COP A WALK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • GOOD EGG! 1903 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • GOODNESS AGNES 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • GOODNESS GODNESS AGNES  1943 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • GOODNESS GODNESS AGNES BROWN  1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • GOODNESS GRACIOUS MABLE AGNES  1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • GOODNESS GRACIOUS MISS AGNES  1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • HOT DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • HOT DAMN AND DOUBLE DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • HOT DANG! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • HOT DIGGITY DAMN! 1933 US sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • HOW ABOUT THAT! 1939 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • HURT ME! 1983 US sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • JAMMING! 1980s sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • KA PAI 1836 NZ Maori
– exclamation of pleasure • MAMMA! 1891 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • MAMMY! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • OH MAMMY! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of pleasure • ORGASM! 2001 UK sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • PA-DOW! 2000s African-American sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • SHAME! 20C S. Afr.
– exclamation of pleasure • SKIDDOO!  • SKIDOO! 1900s sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • TOO MUCH! 1930s sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • WHACKO! 1941 sl., chiefly Aust.
– exclamation of pleasure • WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT! 1920s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • WHOOMP, THERE IT IS! 1990 sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • WHOOT, THERE IT IS! 1990 sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • WOWEE! 1921
– exclamation of pleasure • WOWEE-KAZOWEE!  • WOWIE-KAZOWIE! 1990s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • WOW-WEE! 20C Aust. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure • YEAH MAN! 1934
– exclamation of pleasure, esp. on seeing an attractive woman • WHACKO THE DIDDLE-OH! 1960s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of pleasure or strong feeling • BOYS! 1965 Amer. dial.


– exclamation of praise • AND YOU KNOW THAT! 1992 US sl.
– exclamation of praise • RAM IT! 1980s Black British sl.


– exclamation of profanity • MADON! 1977 US, orig. Italian-American usage


– exclamation of protest • OY GEVALT! 1968 US (Yiddish)


– exclamation of rage • MOTHER OF SHIT! 1940s US


– exclamation of rebuke • ZEMMIES! 1877 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of recklessness; away with care! • CARE-AWAY! 1440 obs.


– exclamation of recognition of something remarkable or unusual • SHU-FLY! Bk1974 Amer. sl.


– exclamation of refusal • DAMN A HORSE IF I DO! c1820 colloq.
– exclamation of refusal • I’LL BE PICK-AXED! 1910s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of refusal • NO SIR  • NOSSIR! 1856 US
– exclamation of refusal • NOT LIKELY! 1893 UK sl.
– exclamation of refusal • NOT ON YOUR LIFE! 1896 US sl.
– exclamation of refusal • NOT ON YOUR NELLY! 1941 UK rhyming sl. (not on your Nellie Duff for puff (breath, hence life))
– exclamation of refusal or dismissal of help or advice: I owe you no thanks for that and scorn the offer • THANK YOU FOR NOTHING! 1969 UK sl.


– exclamation of regret • ALACK-A-DAY! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of regret • ARSE! 1994 UK sl.
– exclamation of regret • AY-DI-ME! Bk1898 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • BALLOCKS!  • BOLLICKS!  • BOLLOCKS! 1940 sl.
– exclamation of regret • DEAR OH DEAR! 1694 UK
– exclamation of regret • DEARY ME TO-DAY! 1865 Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of regret • GOOD LACK! 1638 obs.
– exclamation of regret • LACKADAISY! 1847
– exclamation of regret • LACKADAY! 1695 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of regret • OCH! 1528 Sc. & Irish
– exclamation of regret • OCH-AND-ANEE! 1790 Ireland
– exclamation of regret • OCHANEE! 1892 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OCH-AN-HEIGH-HO! 1899 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of regret • OCH HON! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OCH HON A-CHREE! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OCH-HEY! 1838 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OCHON! 1787 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OCHONE! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OCH-ON-EE! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OH-ANEE! 1765 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • OH DEAR! 1694 UK
– exclamation of regret • OHON! 1785 Sc.
– exclamation of regret • SHACKS! 1980s US college sl.


– exclamation of rejection • BUSS MY ASS 1861
– exclamation of rejection • DAMN A HORSE IF I DO! c1820 colloq.
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIGS! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S ARSE!  • IN A PIG’S ASS! 1951 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S BUTT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S EAR! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S EYE! 1847 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S GIZZARD! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S HOLE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S NECK! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S POKE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S SNOUT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S TIT! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S TONSIL! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S VALISE! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN A PIG’S WIG! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of rejection • IN YOUR EAR! 1966 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of rejection • MRS DUCKETT! 1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘fuck it!’
– exclamation of rejection • NOT ON YOUR NELLY! 1941 UK rhyming sl. (not on your Nellie Duff for puff (breath, hence life))
– exclamation of rejection • NOTHING DOING! 1910 UK sl.
– exclamation of rejection • NUTS! 1910 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of rejection • STICK IT IN YOUR ARSE! 1888 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of rejection • STICK IT IN YOUR EAR! 1966 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of rejection • STICK IT UP YOUR ASS! 1926 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of rejection • UP YOUR GIGGY! 1961 Can.
– exclamation of rejection • UP YOUR NOSE! 1922 sl.
– exclamation of rejection; fuck you! stick it! • UP THINE WITH TURPENTINE! 1950s US sl.
– exclamation of rejection; I’m not interested! leave me out! • DEAL ME OUT! 1950s US sl.


– exclamation of relief • OOF  • OOPH! 1777
– exclamation of relief • PHEW! 1604 UK


– exclamation of remonstrance • AVOY! c1300 obs.
– exclamation of remonstrance • GUP! a1529 obs.
– exclamation of remonstrance • TAIT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of reproach • FIE! 1297
– exclamation of reproach • KEE KEE! 1948 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of reproach • SHAME! a1300


– exclamation of reproof • APSE UPON THEE! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of reproof • YAPS UPON YOU! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of reproof • YAPS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of reproof • YEPS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of resignation • BALLS! 1857 US sl.
– exclamation of resignation • FUCK IT! 1922
– exclamation of resignation • FUCK IT ALL! 1922 US sl.
– exclamation of resignation • OOF  • OOPH! 1777
– exclamation of resignation • SHAG ME! 1980s NZ sl.


– exclamation of restraint • STEADY! 1825
– exclamation of restraint • STEADY ON! 1825
– exclamation of restraint • STEADY THERE! 1825


– exclamation of revulsion • POOEY! 1927 sl.


– exclamation of ridicule • HELL AND SCISSORS! 1852 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of ridicule • ROT! M19 colloq.


– exclamation of sadness • A-DEARY ME! 1868 Eng. dial.


– exclamation of salutation • HAIL! c1200


– exclamation of sarcasm • OH YEAH! 20C colloq.


– exclamation of satisfaction • ACE! 1980s sl.
– exclamation of satisfaction • GOOD EGG! 1903 Brit. sl.
– exclamation of satisfaction • SWELL! 1897
– exclamation of satisfaction • TOO MUCH! 1930s sl.
– exclamation of satisfaction • YOU AIN’T WOOFING! 1943 Amer. college sl.
– exclamation of satisfaction, esp. in surfing as the surfer climbs or rides a wave • COWABUNGA! 1954 sl., orig. & chiefly US


– exclamation of scepticism • AS IF! 1981 US sl.


– exclamation of scorn • BULLY FOR YOU! 1864 sl.
– exclamation of scorn • IN YOUR FACE! 1952 sl.
– exclamation of scorn • IN YOUR GOB! 1996 sl.


– exclamation of shock • BY JUDAS PRIEST! 1879 colloq.
– exclamation of shock • CRIVENS! 1917 UK
– exclamation of shock • FOR DAYS! 1950s homosexual sl.
– exclamation of shock • GOLLY! 1775 UK euphemism
– exclamation of shock • HOLY BALLS! 1943 US sl.
– exclamation of shock • HOLY CATS! 2001 US sl.
– exclamation of shock • HOLY FUCK! 1982 US sl.
– exclamation of shock • HOT DAMN, VIETNAM! 1972 US sl.
– exclamation of shock • LORDLUMMY! L19
– exclamation of shock • LOR LUMME! L19
– exclamation of shock • SHAME! a1300
– exclamation of shock • TOO MUCH! 1930s sl.
– exclamation of shock, both approving and disapproving • ARE YOU PREPARED? 1960s sl., orig. US homosexual usage
– exclamation of shock, both approving and disapproving • ARE YOU READY? 1960s sl., orig. US homosexual usage
– exclamation of shock, esp. in a context of Frenchness • SACRÉ BLEU! 1869 UK usage
– exclamation of shock; wow! gosh! • BOY! 1894 colloq.


– exclamation of sincerity • NO KIDDING! 1914 sl.


– exclamation of sorrow • ALACK-A-DAY! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR ANVIL! 1888 Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR BE HERE! 1801 Sc.   
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR BLESS YOU! B1900 N. Ireland  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR FLESH! 1875 Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR HEART A DAY! 1860 Eng. dial.   
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR HELP YOU! B1900 N. Ireland  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR KEEP US! 1806 Sc.  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR KENS! 1870 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR KNOWS! 1896 Sc. & N. Ireland  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR LOVE YOU! B1900 N. Ireland  
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR MERCY! 1859 Eng. dial.   
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR SAKES! 1871 Eng. dial. 
– exclamation of sorrow • DEAR SORES! B1900 Eng. dial.   
– exclamation of sorrow • EH! 1567
– exclamation of sorrow • FATHER OF MERCY! 1900 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • ICHANE! 1513 obs.
– exclamation of sorrow • LACKADAISY! 1847
– exclamation of sorrow • LACKADAY! 1695 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of sorrow • LAWK-A-BIDDY! 1899 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • LAWK-A-DAISY (ME)! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • LAWK-A-ME! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • MERCY BE BLESSED! 1900 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • MERCY BLESS THEE! 1899 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • MERCY OH! 1893 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • MERCY SAVE ONE! 1900 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH! 1528 Sc. & Irish
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH-AND-ANEE! 1790 Ireland
– exclamation of sorrow • OCHANEE! 1892 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH-AN-HEIGH-HO! 1899 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH HON A-CHREE! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH HON! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH-HEY! 1838 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCHON! 1787 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCHONE! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OCH-ON-EE! 1865 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OH-ANEE! 1765 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • OHON! 1785 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • ULLAGONE! 1828 Anglo-Irish
– exclamation of sorrow • VOW! 1790 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow • WAIRAWONS! Bk1905 Sc. obs.
– exclamation of sorrow • WALAWAY! 1724 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • WALLY!  • WALY! a1724 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow • WHAT IN MERCY! 1882 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow; alas! • ALAWK! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sorrow; alas! • AWOW! 1768 Sc.
– exclamation of sorrow; alas, woe! • SARBIT! 1776 Sc.


– exclamation of success • BINGO! Bk1975 US sl.


– exclamation of suddenness • ZOT Bk1982 Aust. colloq.


– exclamation of support • RAH! 1870 US
– exclamation of support • RAH RAH! 1870 US
– exclamation of support; go on! go for it! • ADD OIL! 1980 chiefly Hong Kong usage


– exclamation of surprise • A-DEARY ME! 1868 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ADZOONS! Bk1911 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • AH LADS! 1839 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • AIN’T THAT A CAUTION! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • APSE UPON THEE! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • AREAR! 1762 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • AVOY! c1300 obs.
– exclamation of surprise • AW SHUCKS! 1888 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • AY-LA! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BAA! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BALLOCKS! 1940
– exclamation of surprise • BA-SANG! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BEGARRA! 1839 Anglo-Irish 
– exclamation of surprise • BEGORRY! 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BEJABBERS!  • BEJABERS! 1890 chiefly Anglo-Irish
– exclamation of surprise • BEJASUS!  • BEJESUS! 1908 chiefly Anglo-Irish
– exclamation of surprise • BERLIMEY! 2000 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • BEZONTER ME! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BIJEN! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BLESS ME! 1709
– exclamation of surprise • BLESS MY SOUL! 1851
– exclamation of surprise • BLESS THE KING AND ALL HIS MEN! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BLESS US! 1646
– exclamation of surprise • BLIME! 1889 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • BLIMEY! 1889 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • BLOW ME DOWN! 1928
– exclamation of surprise • BLOW ME TIGHT! 1819
– exclamation of surprise • BLOW MY BUTTONS! 1845 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • BLOWNS! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BLYMY! 1889 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • BO! Bk1911 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • BOIL ME DOWN! 1954 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BOWKERS! 1788 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BOY HOWDY! 1918 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BUST MY BOILER! 1910s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • BWAI! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of surprise • BWOY! 1990s W. Indies & Black British
– exclamation of surprise • BY ALL THAT’S BLUE! 1829
– exclamation of surprise • BY CRIMINY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY CRIMUS! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY GEORGE! 1731
– exclamation of surprise • BY GONNIES! 1931 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY GORRY! 1854 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY GRABS! 1898 Amer. dial. euphemism for ‘by God’ 
– exclamation of surprise • BY GRAVY! 1831 Amer. dial. 
– exclamation of surprise • BY GUM! c1815
– exclamation of surprise • BY JIMINY CRICKET! 1848 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY JUCKERS! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY JUDAS PRIEST! 1879 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • BY THE GREAT HORN-SPOON! 1860 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • BY THE HOLY! 19C
– exclamation of surprise • BY THE LORD HARRY! 1687
– exclamation of surprise • BY THE SACRED STARS AND STRIPES! L19 US
– exclamation of surprise • BY ZIGGITY! a1930 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CARRY ME OUT WITH THE TONGS! 1927 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CHARLIE BROWN! 20C Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • CHRIST! 1748
– exclamation of surprise • COO! c1890 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • COO-ER! 1911 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • COP A WALK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • COR! 1931 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • COR BLIMEY! 1931 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • CRACKEY! 1830 US
– exclamation of surprise • CRIKEY! 1838 Brit.  euphemistic for ‘Christ!’
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMANETLY!  • CRIMANETTY!  • CRIMANIGHTIE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMENY SAKES ALIVE! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMES! 1874 rare
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMINIES!  • CRIMINY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMINY CHRISTMAS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMINY CRICKETS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMINY SAKES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMPS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMULUS!  • CRIMUS!  • CRYMUS! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIMUS TO FISHHOOKS! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • CRIPES! 1910 euphemistic for ‘Christ!’
– exclamation of surprise • CRIVENS! 1917 UK
– exclamation of surprise • CRUMBS! 1922 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • DABBISH IT! 1869 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DAD BURN! 1829 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • DADDY! 20C W. Indies sl.
– exclamation of surprise • DAG! 1987 US NZ & sl.
– exclamation of surprise • DAG BURN! 1829 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • DALLY! 1892 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DAMNED! 1751
– exclamation of surprise • DAMN SAM! 1950s African-American
– exclamation of surprise • DASH MY BUTTONS! 1756 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • DAWG! 1980s US campus & teen sl.
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR! 1828 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR ANVIL! 1888 Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR BE HERE! 1801 Sc.   
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR BLESS YOU! B1900 N. Ireland  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR FLESH! 1875 Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR HEART A DAY! 1860 Eng. dial.   
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR HELP YOU! B1900 N. Ireland  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR KEEP US! 1806 Sc.  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR KENS! 1870 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR KNOWS! 1896 Sc. & N. Ireland  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR LOVE YOU! B1900 N. Ireland  
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR MAN! 1903 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR ME! 1848 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR MERCY! 1859 Eng. dial.   
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR SAKES! 1871 Eng. dial. 
– exclamation of surprise • DEAR SORES! B1900 Eng. dial.   
– exclamation of surprise • DEARY ME! 1848 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DEARY ME TO-DAY! 1865 Eng. dial.  
– exclamation of surprise • DID YOU EVER! 1840
– exclamation of surprise • DOG MY CATS! 1853 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DOG MY HIDE! 1941 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DOGGONE MY CATS! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DO LORDY-MAMMA! 1967 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DON’T THAT COCK YOUR PISTOL! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • DORDY! 2000 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • DUDE! 1989
– exclamation of surprise • ECH! 1833 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • ECK! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • EH! MERGIE ME! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • ENTY! 1883 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • FAIR SUCK OF THE PINEAPPLE! 1971 Aust. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • FANCY! 1813 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • FANCY THAT! 1813 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • FAN ME WITH A BRICK! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • FATHER OF MERCY! 1900 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • FAUGH!  • FAW!  • FOGH!  • FOH!  • FOUGH!  • FUGH!  • HOUGH!  • PAUGH!  • PHO!  • PHOOH!  • POUGH!  • PUGH!  • WAGH! c1597
– exclamation of surprise • FLAMING HELL!. c1925
– exclamation of surprise • FLAMING NORA! 1979 UK euphemism
– exclamation of surprise • FOR CHEESE CAKE! 1998 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • FOR CHRIST’S SAKE! 1386 UK
– exclamation of surprise • FOR CRIMPS SAKE! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! 1924 euphemism
– exclamation of surprise • FORGIMMETY! 19C Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • FOR THE LOVE OF PETE! Bk1995 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • FREAKING A! 2002 US sl., euphemism for ‘fucking A’
– exclamation of surprise • FUT! 1602 obs.
– exclamation of surprise • GAD DAIGS! 1982 Bahamas
– exclamation of surprise • GADZOOKS! 1653 arch.
– exclamation of surprise • GAWBLIMEY! 1896 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • GEE! 1895 chiefly US
– exclamation of surprise • GEEWHILLIKENS! 1851 orig. & chiefly US
– exclamation of surprise • GEEWHILLIKINS! 1851 orig. & chiefly US
– exclamation of surprise • GEEWHITTAKERS! 1851 orig. & chiefly US
– exclamation of surprise • GEE WHITZ! 1876 orig. US
– exclamation of surprise • GEE WHIZ!  • GEE WIZ! 1876 orig. US
– exclamation of surprise • GEEWILIKINS ZIGGETY! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GEEZ, LOUISE! Bk1995 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • GOD-A-MERCY 1828
– exclamation of surprise • GODSO! 1600 obs.
– exclamation of surprise • GOLLY! 1775 UK euphemism
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD FUCK! 2002 UK sl.
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD GRABS! 1898 Amer. dial. euphemism for ‘good God’
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD GRANNY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD GRAVY! 1856 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD GRIEF! 1937 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD HEAVENS! 1752
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD LACK! 1638 obs.
– exclamation of surprise • GOOD LAW! 1913 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOODNESS AGNES 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOODNESS GODNESS AGNES  1943 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOODNESS GODNESS AGNES BROWN  1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOODNESS GRACIOUS GRAVY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOODNESS GRACIOUS MABLE AGNES  1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOODNESS GRACIOUS MISS AGNES  1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GORBLIME! 1896 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • GORBLIMEY!  • GORBLIMY! 1896 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • GORDON BENNETT! 1984 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • GORRY! 1907 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH! 1757
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL CONNET’CUTT! 1887 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL FIDDLESTICKS! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL FILOX! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL FIRELOCKS! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL FISH-HOOKS! 1914  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL FRIDAY! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL FRIGHTY! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL HEMLOCKS AND CHEW SPRUCE GUM! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL LIGHTNING! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL POTOMAC! 1857 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL SUFFICIENCY! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH ALL TARNATION! 1959  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GOSH OLD HEMLOCK! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GRACIOUS HEAVEN! 1801
– exclamation of surprise • GRANNY! 1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT DAY! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT DAY IN THE MORNING! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT DOIN’S! 20C
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT FLYING HORNED TOADS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT GUNS! 1875 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT GUNS ALIVE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT GUNS AND LITTLE FISHES! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT GUNS AND LITTLE GUNNER! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT GUNS AND LITTLE PISTOLS! 1983 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT GUNS IN THE MORNING! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT HATS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT HEAVEN! 1887
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT HEAVENLY DAYS! 1965  Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT HORNED TOADS! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT HORNY TOADS! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT SCOTT! 1852
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT SNAKES AND ALLIGATORS! 1862 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • GREAT SNAKES! 1878 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HA! a1300
– exclamation of surprise • HAITH! 1698 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • HALLOO! a1700
– exclamation of surprise • HARRO! 1882 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • HAVE A CARE OF US! 1828 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • HAW! 1889 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HEAVEN AND EARTH! a1777
– exclamation of surprise • HEAVENLY DAY! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HEAVENLY DAYS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HEAVENS! 1588
– exclamation of surprise • HEAVENS TO BETSY! 1891 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HELL AND SCISSORS! 1852 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HELLO! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HELP MY TIME! 1969 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HETH! 1698 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • HEY! a1225
– exclamation of surprise • HEY-DAY! E16 arch.
– exclamation of surprise • HIGHTY-TIGHTY 1747
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY BALLS! 1943 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY CATS! 1900 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY COW! 1924
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY CRAP! 1984 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY FUCK! 1982 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY GEE! 1895 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY HATS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY JUMPING JELLYBEANS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY JUMPING JESUS CHRIST! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY MAC! 1931 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY MACKEREL! 1885 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY MOLEY! 1949 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY MOSES! 1855
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY SCHMUTZ! 1990s US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY SHIT! 1982 orig. US
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY SMOKE! 1892
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY SNAKES! 1927 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOLY SOX! 1909 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOOEE! 1874 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOO-EE-AH! 1874 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOO-HEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOO-WEE! 1882 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOT DAMN, VIETNAM! 1972 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HOTZICKITY! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOT ZIG! 1949 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOT ZIGGETY-DAMN! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • HOW ABOUT THAT! 1939 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • HUSH MY MOUTH! 1931 US 
– exclamation of surprise • I BE KILLED! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I DAD! Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I DECLARE! 1849 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I DECLARE BEFORE THE LORD! 1960 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I DO DECLARE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I GANNIES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I GANNY! 1969 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I GONNIES! 1907 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I GORRY! 1915 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • IKY-PIKY! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE A LOWDOWN SON OF A BITCH! 20C sl.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE A MONKEY’S UNCLE! 1926 US colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE A SON OF A BITCH! 20C sl.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE BUGGERED! 1914
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE DAMNED! 1925
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE DING-BUSTED! 1885 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE DINGED! 1844 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE DINGSWIZZLED! 1895 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE GO-TO-HELL! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE GUMSWIZZLED! 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JIGGED  1908 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JIGGERED! 1860 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JIGGEROOED 1913 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JIMJAMMED 1912 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JIMJOHNNED  1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JUMPED UP! 1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE SHOT! M18
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE JUMPED UP! 1905 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL BE SWITCHED! 1838 US colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL GO HE! 1950s NZ sl.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL GO TO THE FOOT OF OUR STAIRS! 1992 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I’LL SEE YOU SHOT FIRST! M18
– exclamation of surprise • I’M A BLUE-TAILED MONKEY’S UNCLE! 1949 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • I’M BUGGERED! 1966
– exclamation of surprise • I’M DAMNED! 1925
– exclamation of surprise • I’M JIGGERED! 1886
– exclamation of surprise • I MEAN! 1933 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I SAY! 1890
– exclamation of surprise • I SNUM! 1831 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • I SWAN! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JEEBERS CREEPERS! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JEEMONETTIMAY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JEEPERS CREEPERS! 1937
– exclamation of surprise • JEEPERS CRIPUS! 1928 Amer. sl. obs.
– exclamation of surprise • JEEZE! 1923 orig. US
– exclamation of surprise • JEEZY-PEEZY! 1960 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JERUSALEM! Bk1896 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • JESE! 1923 orig. US
– exclamation of surprise • JESUS! 1922
– exclamation of surprise • JESUS CHRIST! 1922
– exclamation of surprise • JESUS H. CHRIST! 1922
– exclamation of surprise • JESUS WEPT! 20C Aust. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • JEWHILLIKENS! a1872 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • JEZ! 1923 orig. US 
– exclamation of surprise • JIMINETTY! 1901 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JIMINY CRIKES  Bk1896
– exclamation of surprise • JIMINY CRIMINY  1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JIMINY EDDIES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUDAS PRIEST! 1914 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING GERANIUMS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING JESUS! 1923 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING JEWSHARPS! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING JOSEPH! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING JULEPS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING MOSES IN THE MOUNTAINS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • JUMPING MOSES ON A BLUE RAFT! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LACKADAISY! 1847
– exclamation of surprise • LACK-A-DAISY-ME! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LACKADAY! 1695 obs. or arch.
– exclamation of surprise • LAND-A-MASSY! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LARELYS! 1760 Eng. dial. obs.
– exclamation of surprise • LA-RI! 1814 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LASSY ME! 1840
– exclamation of surprise • LAUKERINS! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAUSY ME! 1840
– exclamation of surprise • LAW DEAR HEART! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWDY MUSSY! 1883 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAW, GO ON! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWK! 1768
– exclamation of surprise • LAWK-A-BIDDY! 1899 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWK-A-DAISY (ME)! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWK-A-ME! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWK-A-MERCY! 1768
– exclamation of surprise • LAWK-A-MUSSY! 1768
– exclamation of surprise • LAWKINS! 1896 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWKS! 1768
– exclamation of surprise • LAWKUS! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWKUS-HEART! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAW ME! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWS A-DAYS! Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAW SAKES ALIVE! 1845 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWS OF MERCY! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWS-A-MARCY! 1913 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWS-A-MUSSY! 1884 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSHUS! 1887 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAW SOULS! 1789 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY BLESS ME! 1880 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY DAISY! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY DAY! 1859 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY ME! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY MERCY! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY MUSSY! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY SAKES! 1968 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWSY’S SAKES! 1906 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWZEE! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LAWZEE ME! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LILLY-WUNTERS! B1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LOR! 1835 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • LORD-A-MASSEY! 1851 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORD-A-MASSY! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORD-A-MUSSY! 1872 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORD HAVE MERCY! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORDLUMMY! L19
– exclamation of surprise • LORDSAKE! 1815 colloq., orig. Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • LORD SAVE US! 1789 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • LORDY! 1853 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORDY MERCY! 1962 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORDY MUSSY! 1909 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORDY-MASSY! 1917 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LORKUS! 1887 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LOR LUMME! L19
– exclamation of surprise • LOSH  a1779 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • LOSSYME! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LOVANENTY! 1824 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • LUDDY MUSSY! 1851 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • LUMME!  • LUMMY! 1898 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • MAN! 1869
– exclamation of surprise • MANS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MARRY COME OUT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MARRY COME UP! 1592 obs.
– exclamation of surprise • MARRY ME! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MARRY ON US! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MASSY! 1867 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MEGISTY! 1822 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MEGSTY ME! 1822 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MERCY! 1867 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MERCY BE BLESSED! 1900 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MERCY BLESS THEE! 1899 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MERCY OH! 1893 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MERCY SAVE ONE! 1900 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MERLINS! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MIGHTY ME! 1869 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MOTHER OF SHIT! 1940s US
– exclamation of surprise • MULE SHIT! 1920s US
– exclamation of surprise • MURDERATION! 1862 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MUSHA 20C Irish
– exclamation of surprise • MY AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of surprise • MY CANE! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MY CONSCIENCE! 19C Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MY ELBOW! 20C NZ sl.
– exclamation of surprise • MY EYE! 1826
– exclamation of surprise • MY GIDDY AUNT! 1903 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • MY GUM! c1815
– exclamation of surprise • MY HOLY AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of surprise • MY LAND OF LIVING! 1914 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • MY NECK! L19 Irish
– exclamation of surprise • MY OLD BOOTS! L19
– exclamation of surprise • MY PATIENCE! M19
– exclamation of surprise • MY SACRED AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of surprise • MY SAINTED AUNT! 1869
– exclamation of surprise • MY SANGS! 1829 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • MY SARTIE! 1819 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • NA AN’ NOO! Bk1903
– exclamation of surprise • NA SIRS! Bk1903
– exclamation of surprise • NAY BUT! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • NAY FOR SURE! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • N.S.S.! 1970s sl., orig. US (No Shit Sherlock)
– exclamation of surprise • OBS-BOBS AND BUTTERCUPS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • OCH! 1528 Sc. & Irish
– exclamation of surprise • O DEARY ME! 1903 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ODS-BOBS AND BUTTERCUPS! B1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ODSO! 1695 obs.
– exclamation of surprise • ODZOOKERS! 1685
– exclamation of surprise • ODZOOKS! 1685
– exclamation of surprise • OH BOY! 1910s sl., orig. US
– exclamation of surprise • OH HO! a1300
– exclamation of surprise • OH LAW! 1966 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • OH MAMMA! 1891 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • OHMIGOD! 1982 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • OH NELLY! 1997 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • OHO! a1300
– exclamation of surprise • OHWEE! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • OINGO BOINGO! 1990s S. Afr. & US teen sl.
– exclamation of surprise • OMIGOD! 1982 US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • OOEY! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • OO-WEE! 1961 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • PASHIONS A LIFE! 1684 Eng. dial. obs.
– exclamation of surprise • RAATID! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • RAH! 2000 Black British sl.
– exclamation of surprise • RAHTID! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • RAWTID! 1940s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • SAKES ALIVE! 1846 Eng. dial. & US
– exclamation of surprise • SAVE ME! 1884 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • SAVE US ALL! 1895 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • SAY! 1830 orig. & chiefly US 
– exclamation of surprise • SHACKS! 1980s US college sl.
– exclamation of surprise • SHIT! 1865 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • SHIT A BRICK! 1959
– exclamation of surprise • SHO! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • SIRS, THE DAY! 1887 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • SKIDDOO!  • SKIDOO! 1900s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • SNAKES! 1839 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • SNAKES ALIVE! 1847 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • SON OF A GUN! 1867 N. Amer.
– exclamation of surprise • SPEED THE WOMBATS! 1920s Aust. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • STARVE THE BARDIES! 1941 Aust.
– exclamation of surprise • STARVE THE CROWS! 1918 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of surprise • STARVE THE LIZARDS! 1927 Aust.
– exclamation of surprise • STARVE THE RATS! 1908 Aust. & NZ 
– exclamation of surprise • STIFFEN THE CROWS! 1934 colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • STIFFEN THE LIZARDS! 1959 Aust.
– exclamation of surprise • STONE ME! 1961
– exclamation of surprise • STONE THE CROWS! 1927 orig. Aust.
– exclamation of surprise • STRIKE A LIGHT! 1936 Brit., Aust., & NZ
– exclamation of surprise • STRIKE ME! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of surprise • STRIKE ME BLIND! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of surprise • STRIKE ME DEAD! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of surprise • STRIKE ME DUMB! 17C colloq.
– exclamation of surprise • STRIKE ME PINK! 1696 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– exclamation of surprise • STROLL ON! 1959 Brit.
– exclamation of surprise • SUFFERING SNAKES! 1927 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • THE LAWSY MASSY! 1896 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • THERE-AGAIN! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • THOU NEVER SAYS! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • TOO MUCH! 1930s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • UFF-DA! 1950 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • VOW! 1790 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • WAE! a1779 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • WALKING MOSES1910s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WEEPERS! 1950s teen sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WELL I NEVER! 1848
– exclamation of surprise • WELL I NEVER DID! 1848
– exclamation of surprise • WHAM! 1940s US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WHAMMO! 1940s US sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT! 1920s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WHAT IN BLUE BLAZES? E19 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WHAT IN MERCY! 1882 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • WHAT IS THIS, CHRISTMAS? 1980s sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WHAT THE HANGMENT! 1828 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHOAP! 1851 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHOO! 1932 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHOOEE! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHOO-HEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHOOIE! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHOPE! 1907 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WHO THE BLAZES? E19 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WHY THE BLAZES? E19 sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WOAP-AH! 1898 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WOPE! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WOULDN’T THAT JAR YOU1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • WOW! 1892
– exclamation of surprise • WOWEE! 1921
– exclamation of surprise • WOWEE-KAZOWEE!  • WOWIE-KAZOWIE! 1990s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WOW-WEE! 20C Aust. sl.
– exclamation of surprise • WUP! 1942 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • YALLACK!  • YELLOOK! 1880 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • YALTO! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • YALTOCO! Bk1905 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • YE GODS AND LITTLE FISHES 1888
– exclamation of surprise • YELTA! c1820 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise • YERRAH 1892 Ireland
– exclamation of surprise • YIKES! 1971
– exclamation of surprise • YIRRA! 1892 Ireland
– exclamation of surprise • YOICKS-BOB  Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • YOU COULD HAVE KNOCKED ME DOWN WITH A FEATHER! 1741
– exclamation of surprise • YOU DON’T SAY! 1912 orig. US 
– exclamation of surprise • YOU DON’T SAY SO! 1779 
– exclamation of surprise • YOU MIGHT HAVE BEAT ME DOWN WITH A FEATHER! 1741
– exclamation of surprise • YOU WOULDN’T READ ABOUT IT! 1950 Aust. & NZ
– exclamation of surprise • YOW! 1991 US
– exclamation of surprise • ZEMMIES! 1877 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ZICKETY-BOOM! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ZICKITY-BAM! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ZIGGETY! 1888 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ZIGGETY-DAMN! 1965 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ZOINKS! 1972 US 
– exclamation of surprise • ZOOKERINS! 1825 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise • ZOOKERS! 1620
– exclamation of surprise • ZOOKS! 1600
– exclamation of surprise • ZOWIE! c1913
– exclamation of surprise • ZOWKERS! B1900 Eng. dial.
 
– exclamation of surprise among women • MY SOUL AN’ BODY! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise among women • MY SOUL AN’ DELIVERANCE! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise among women • MY SOUL AN’ SENSES! Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of surprise at being asked a question • LAW! 1588
– exclamation of surprise; by golly! • PY KORRY! 1862 NZ
– exclamation of surprise; by Jove!, upon my word! • BY MY SANG! 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise; by Jove!, upon my word! • BY SAGGS! 1898 Sc.
– exclamation of surprise; by Jove!, upon my word! • SANG! 1871 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise, esp. after making a mistake • OOPS! 1921
– exclamation of surprise, esp. after making a mistake • OOPSIE DOODLES! 1990s
– exclamation of surprise; frequently used in accosting a person, or in calling attention • ARRAH!  • YARRAH! 1827-32 Ireland
– exclamation of surprise; God’s truth! • ‘STREWTH!  • ‘STROOTH!  • ‘STRUTH! 1892
– exclamation of surprise; God’s truth! • STREUTH! 1892
– exclamation of surprise; Lord!  • LUD! a1726 arch.
– exclamation of surprise; my eyes! • MY IVERS! 1847 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise; no shit! • NO TILT! 1983 US euphemism
– exclamation of surprise of something remarkable or unusual • SHU-FLY! Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of surprise; often used ironically or sarcastically • SURPRISE, SURPRISE! 1953
– exclamation of surprise; there look! • THALLACK! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of surprise, usually ironic • WHAT DO YOU KNOW? 1914 chiefly US
– exclamation of surprise; wow! gosh! • BOY! 1894 colloq.


– exclamation of surrender, usually in a physical confrontation • UNCLE! 1910s US sl.


– exclamation of sympathy • NAY THEN! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of sympathy • SHAME! 20C S. Afr.
– exclamation of sympathy for another’s ill fortune • BUMMER! 1973


– exclamation of thanks • GOD-A-MERCY a1500


– exclamation of triumph • TIMBER! 1912 US sl.
– exclamation of triumph • TISTY-TOSTY! 1568 obs.
– exclamation of triumph at having sorted out initial arrangements • GAME ON! 1980s sl.


– exclamation of upset • OH NELLY! 1997 US sl.


– exclamation of vexation • BEWATTLED! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • BOTHERATION! 1797 UK
– exclamation of vexation • HELL’S BELLS AND LITTLE FISHES! 1959 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • HELL’S BELLS AND PANTHER TRACKS! 1919 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • HOLY JUMPING JELLYBEANS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • HOLY JUMPING JESUS CHRIST! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • JUMPING GERANIUMS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • JUMPING JOSEPH! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • JUMPING JULEPS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • JUMPING MOSES IN THE MOUNTAINS! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • JUMPING MOSES ON A BLUE RAFT! 1924 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of vexation • TWISH! 1577 obs. exc. Eng. dial.


– exclamation of warning • HAINES! M19 sl., orig. US
– exclamation of warning • JIGGER(S) 1911 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of warning • JIGGEROO! 1919 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of warning addressed to persons to beware of a descending object • BELOW THERE! 1896
– exclamation of warning at the arrival of the police • RADAR! 1990s US drugs & teen sl.
– exclamation of warning indicating that a bailiff or constable is approaching • WARE THE HAWK! 16C sl.
– exclamation of warning; look out! beware; also, take care • GARE! 1653
– exclamation of warning of the impending approach of authority, whether, policeman, parent, or teacher, and thus a command to stop whatever one is doing that might cause that authority to act against one • CHICKIE!  • CHICKY! 1910s US sl.
– exclamation of warning that a boss is approaching • GASOLINE! 1954 US oil drilling sl.
– exclamation of warning that an officer is making his rounds • AGUA! 1990s US prison sl.
– exclamation of warning that a prisoner is under surveillance • EYE-EYE! 1950 UK sl.
– exclamation of warning that a prison officer is close • ON TOP! 1996 UK sl.
– exclamation of warning that heralds an approaching master • LOBS! M19 UK juvenile sl.
– exclamation of warning that women or visitors are approaching the shearing shed • SIXTY-NINE! 1955 NZ shearers’ sl.
– exclamation of warning to beware of falling or low-hanging objects • HEADACHE! 1944 Amer. dial.
– exclamation of warning to cease any improper inactivity in order to avoid detection; be quiet • CHEESE IT!  • CHEEZE IT! c1855 sl.
– exclamation of warning to children not to touch or taste anything hurtful or disagreeable • BABA! 1891 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of warning used by street boys on the appearance of a policeman • ECK! Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of warning uttered before throwing dirty water from the window into the street • GARDE LOO!  • GARDYLOO! 1771
– exclamation of warning uttered before throwing dirty water from the window into the street • JORDELOO! 1771


– exclamation of woe • DEAR! 1828 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– exclamation of woe • EALIE! 1845 Sc.


– exclamation of wonder • BOWKERS! 1788 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of wonder • CHRIST ALMIGHTY! 1987 UK
– exclamation of wonder • EIGH! 1750 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of wonder • HA! a1300
– exclamation of wonder • HOLY CATS! 1900 US sl.
– exclamation of wonder • HOLY GEE! 1895 US sl.
– exclamation of wonder • HOLY SCHMUTZ! 1990s US sl.
– exclamation of wonder • HOLY SOX! 1909 US sl.
– exclamation of wonder • LOSH  a1779 Sc.
– exclamation of wonder • MAMA!  • MAMMA! 1891 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of wonder • MEGISTY! 1822 Sc.
– exclamation of wonder • MEGSTY ME! 1822 Sc.
– exclamation of wonder • NAY THEN! 1790 Eng. dial.
– exclamation of wonder • O, MOMMER!  • OH MAMMA!  • OH MOMMA!  • OH, MAMA! 1891 Amer. sl.
– exclamation of wonder • OISIE! 1825 Sc.
– exclamation of wonder • OOF  • OOPH! 1777
– exclamation of wonder • WOWEE!  • WOW-WEE! 1921
– exclamation of wonder • WOWEE-KAZOWEE!  • WOWIE-KAZOWIE! 1990s Amer. sl.
– exclamation of wonder, sometimes feigned • BERLIMEY! 2000 UK sl.
 
– exclamation of wonderment • COO-ER! 1911 UK sl.
– exclamation of wonderment • COOL! 1911 UK sl.



Updated: September 28, 2022