criminy

interjection
crim·​i·​ny | \ˈkri-mə-nē, ˈkrī-\

Definition of criminy 

used as a mild oath or to express surprise

First Known Use of criminy

1681, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for criminy

perhaps alteration of jiminy, gemini, mild oath, probably euphemism for Late Latin Jesu domine Jesus Lord!

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