Definition of strewth in English:

strewth

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Pronunciation: /struːθ
 
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(also struth)

exclamation

British informal
Used to express surprise or dismay.
More example sentences
  • He's maybe just gone down the wrong road, and, God strewth, we've all done that from time to time.
  • Forget ‘strewth ‘and ‘fuller than a seaside dunny on Boxing Day‘.
  • The newspapers in Australia use slang words and phrases like ‘strewth’ and ‘that's a crock’ in their editorials.

Origin

late 19th century: contraction of God's truth.

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