\ ˈlȯr-dē How to pronounce Lordy (audio) \

Definition of Lordy

used to express surprise or strength of feeling

First Known Use of Lordy

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lordy

lord entry 1 (God) + -y entry 4

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Lordy

Time Traveler for Lordy

Time Traveler

The first known use of Lordy was in 1843

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Lordy

Cite this Entry

“Lordy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lordy. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Lordy

How to pronounce Lordy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Lordy

informal used to make a statement or question more forceful or to express surprise

Comments on Lordy

What made you want to look up Lordy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!