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caramba

Syllabification: ca·ram·ba
Pronunciation: /kəˈrämbə
 
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Definition of caramba in English:

exclamation

informal , often humorous
An expression of surprise or dismay.
Example sentences
  • Loads of Evesham stuff, including 5 fleeces, 10 ‘nearly high quality’ t-shirts, 5 copies of Go Back for Windows 98 (ay caramba!)
  • Any parent knows that when you tell a child that something is ‘good’ for them, they tend to run the other way faster than Bart Simpson can say, ‘Ay caramba!’
  • No, Oscar won't quit and go out of business and try out for American Idol but he may have to record another CD-aye caramba!

Origin

mid 19th century: from Spanish.

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