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bobsy-die

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Pronunciation: /ˌbɒbzɪˈdʌɪ/

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Definition of bobsy-die in English:

noun

[mass noun] dialect & NZ
A great deal of fuss or trouble: she’ll kick up bobsy-die later

Origin

early 19th century: contraction of earlier Bob's-a-dying.

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