begorra

interjection
be·​gor·​ra | \ bi-ˈgȯr-ə How to pronounce begorra (audio) , -ˈgär- \
variants: or begorrah

Definition of begorra

Irish
used as a mild usually jocular oath

First Known Use of begorra

1715, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for begorra

euphemism for by God

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“Begorra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/begorra. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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