Used to express surprise or disbelief: criminy, what is this world coming to?
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- I realize they need to pick up on every point they can, but criminy.
- I hate to sound like Mitch Robbins on the edge of a midlife crisis but criminy, what is this world coming to?
Late 17th century (as crimine): origin uncertain; perhaps an alteration ofChrist, perhaps from Italiancrimine 'crime'.
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