Definition of blimey in English:

blimey

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

exclamation

British informal
Used to express surprise, excitement, or alarm.
More example sentences
  • 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!

Origin

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

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