Definition of Chrissake in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrī(s)ˌsāk/
(also Chrissakes)


(in phrase for Chrissake) informal
For Christ’s sake (used as an exclamation, typically of annoyance or exasperation): for Chrissake, listen to me!
More example sentences
  • He says: ‘Oh, for Chrissake, it's like treading on eggshells.’
  • Who just got a $150 coffee maker for his birthday, for Chrissake.
  • Candy is no weak sister - the girl's a personal trainer, for Chrissake, she is strong.


1920s: representing a pronunciation.

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Syllabification: Chris·sake

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