Definition of egad in English:


Syllabification: e·gad
Pronunciation: /ēˈɡad
(also egads)


Expressing surprise, anger, or affirmation.
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  • Of course, there's the predictable financial concerns (especially when I worked out yesterday how much, on average, I spend a week: egad!)
  • The revelation that this crisis is really about - egad!
  • In the University Parks, they were playing games I didn't know existed when I was young: lacrosse with mixed teams, egad!


late 17th century: representing earlier A God.

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