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interjection \ˈgäsh, ˈgȯsh\

Simple Definition of gosh

  • —used to express surprise or mild anger

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gosh

  1. —used as a mild oath or to express surprise

Origin and Etymology of gosh

euphemism for God

First Known Use: 1757

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