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crikey

interjection cri·key \ˈkrī-kē\

—used to express mild surprise

Full Definition of CRIKEY

—used as a mild oath

Variants of CRIKEY

cri·key also crick·ey \ˈkri-kē\
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Origin of CRIKEY

euphemism for Christ
First Known Use: 1838

Rhymes with CRIKEY

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