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bless my soul

Definition of bless my soul

old-fashioned

  1. —used in speech to express surprise <You decided to come see us after all. Well, bless my soul!>



Word by Word Definitions

blessplay
  1. :  to hallow or consecrate by religious rite or word

    :  to hallow with the sign of the cross

    :  to invoke divine care for

  1. :  of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person

  1. : million years

soulplay
  1. :  the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life

    :  the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe

    :  god

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans or their culture

    :  designed for or controlled by blacks


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