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gosh

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Pronunciation: /ɡɒʃ
 
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Definition of gosh in English:

exclamation

informal
1Used to express surprise or give emphasis: gosh, it’s freezing!
More example sentences
  • He issues a command and all of them get up and… oh my gosh!
  • I'll show her bold side a bit more, ooooo, I just got an idea… oh my gosh!
  • He should have come home, found the dog with the leash and started yelling and running around the neighborhood, oh my gosh!
1.1chiefly North American Used as a euphemism for ‘God’: a gosh-awful team
More example sentences
  • That it's not a gosh-awful mess is reason for celebration.
  • First the oil companies scour the freaking globe, going to the most gosh-forsaken dangerous places on earth to find the stuff.

Origin

mid 18th century: euphemism for God.

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