used to express surprise or strength of feeling

Word History


lord entry 1 (God) + -y entry 4

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lordy was in 1843

Dictionary Entries Near Lordy

Cite this Entry

“Lordy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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