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Jove

Syllabification: Jove
Pronunciation: /jōv
 
/

Definition of Jove in English:

another name for Jupiter.

Origin

from Latin Jov-, stem of Old Latin Jovis, replaced later by Jupiter. The exclamation by Jove dates from the late 16th century.

Phrases

by Jove

1
dated An exclamation indicating surprise or used for emphasis: by Jove, that’s a cold wind
More example sentences
  • And by Jove, I always try to give young entertainers a break whenever I can!
  • Sure we got beaten week in and week out, but by Jove we had some fun.
  • I believe in what man can do, and by Jove, he's done some pretty marvellous things.

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