Lord knows

Definition of Lord knows

informal

  1. —used to make a statement more forceful She didn't win, but Lord knows she tried.

Word by Word Definitions

lordplay Lord
  1. :  one having power and authority over others:

    :  a ruler by hereditary right or preeminence to whom service and obedience are due

    :  one of whom a fee or estate is held in feudal tenure

  1. :  to act like a lord

knowplay knows
  1. :  to perceive directly :  have direct cognition of

    :  to have understanding of

    :  to recognize the nature of :  discern

  1. :  knowledge


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