Definition of strewth in English:

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Pronunciation: /struːθ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also struth)


British informal
Used to express surprise or dismay.
Example sentences
  • 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 strewth

buck tooth, couth, Duluth, forsooth, Maynooth, ruth, sleuth, sooth, tooth, truth, youth

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