Chrissake

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Chris·sake \ ˈkrī(s)-¦sāk \
variants: or Chrissakes play \ˈkrī(s)-¦sāks\ or chrissake or chrissakes

Definition of Chrissake

used in writing to represent the sound of the the spoken phrase Christ's sake(s)
  • “Where's he come from?” he asked. “Worcester, Mass.” “I thought so. He's got those feet.” “What feet?” “Those feet! Didn't you ever see his feet, for Chrissake … ?”
  • —Arthur MillerTimebends1987
  • For chrissakes: Just because you articulate that eating is both navigating that delicate balance between providing the vital nutrients needed to fuel the body and pleasing your own personal palette doesn't mean you're not just having your fucking lunch.
  • —Bret McCabe, City Paper (Baltimore, Maryland)12 Feb. 2014
  • Those of us who have grown up and gone to school within the last five hundred years or so have probably read Catcher in the Rye at least once. Or about thirteen times, for chrissake.
  • —Jay McInerneyEsquireJuly 1989

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First Known Use of chrissake

1933


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