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bli•mey or bli•my/ˈblaɪmi/USA pronunciation
interj. Brit. Informal.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- British Terms(used to express surprise or excitement):"Blimey!'' she exclaimed, "Was all the money taken?''
(blī′mē),USA pronunciation interj. [Brit. Informal.]
- British Terms(used to express surprise or excitement.) Also, bli′my.
- 1885–90; origin, originally reduced form of blind me, as ellipsis from God blind me; compare gorblimey
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blimey /ˈblaɪmɪ/ interj
Etymology: 19th Century: short for gorblimey God blind me
- Brit slang an exclamation of surprise or annoyance
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