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bejesus

interjection be·je·sus \bi-ˈjē-zəs, -ˈjā-, -zəz\

Definition of bejesus

  1. —used as a mild oath ; used as a noun for emphasis <scares the bejesus out of me>



Variants of bejesus

also bejeezus play \bi-ˈjē-zəs, -ˈjā-, -zəz\

Origin of bejesus

alteration of by Jesus


First Known Use: 1861



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