Definition of Gordon Bennett in English:

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Gordon Bennett

Pronunciation: /ɡɔːdnˈbɛnət/


Expressing surprise, incredulity, or exasperation.
Example sentences
  • Gordon Bennett! That plonker is a bit of a mucky pup.
  • Gordon Bennett, it's cold in England today!


1890s: probably an alteration of gorblimey, after James Gordon Bennett (1841–1918), American publisher and sports sponsor.

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Line breaks: Gor¦don Ben|nett

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