Entry from British & World English dictionary
Used to express surprise or dismay.
- 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.
Late 19th century: contraction of God's truth.
Words that rhyme with strewthbuck tooth, couth, Duluth, forsooth, Maynooth, ruth, sleuth, sooth, tooth, truth, youth
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