bejabbers

interjection

be·​jab·​bers bi-ˈja-bərz How to pronounce bejabbers (audio)
variants or bejeebers

Word History

Etymology

euphemism for by Jesus

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bejabbers was in 1821

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Cite this Entry

“Bejabbers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bejabbers. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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