British • informal
- An expression of surprise or indignation.More example sentences
- And gorblimey: this new player has everything I wanted.
- Gorblimey! A poster on the thread about modern hymns for drunks tells me Estelle White is rhyming slang.
adjective[attributive] Back to top
- Vulgarly lower-class: a gorblimey accentMore example sentences
- That Danny Whitten song is actually rather lovely, whereas the Pistols, epochal as they were in cultural terms, were pretty much just hoary old barre-chords and some gorblimey vocals.
- The self-styled ‘rockney’ duo use this Christmas knees-up to celebrate one of the more remarkable turnarounds in fortune in recent pop history: from reviled gorblimey joke to critically acclaimed, Libertines-endorsed, Glastonbury-slaying stars.
late 19th century: alteration of God blind me; also in use as a noun in the early 20th century to denote various kinds of unusual clothing.
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