Definition of blimey in English:


Line breaks: bli¦mey
Pronunciation: /ˈblʌɪmi
(also cor blimey /kɔː/)


British informal
  • Used to express surprise, excitement, or alarm.
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    • Already on the bill were The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Buzzcocks and The Vibrators… blimey!
    • At one point, he actually says, ‘I'd love a cuppa tea’ - cor blimey!
    • Babel earns Holland a corner to force the entire stadium onto the edge of their seats, but Cocu's header is completely aimless… cor blimey!


late 19th century: altered form of (God) blind (or blame) me!.

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