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dearie me!

Definition of dearie me! in English:

informal , chiefly British Used to express surprise or dismay: well, dearie me, what a shame
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  • The Archbishop of Canterbury's spokesman summed up the tastelessness of the exercise with his bemused response: ‘Oh dearie, dearie me!’
  • Oh dearie me; must be going soft in the head in my old age.
  • Great team of people, bursting with the juices of vigorous intellectual fulmination, but… oh dearie, dearie me…
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