Definition of lawks in English:

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Pronunciation: /lɔːks/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


(Especially among cockneys) expressing surprise, awe, or consternation: Lawks, girl, where’ve you sprung from?
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  • ‘Oh, lawks,’ said the First Acolyte, Pen of Truth poised in mid-air.
  • Oh, lawks, but this could take me off anywhere.
  • And with the buses and taxis blowing their horns… lawks.


Mid 18th century: alteration of lord.

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