\ i-ˈgad How to pronounce egad (audio) \
variants: or egads \ i-​ˈgadz How to pronounce egads (audio) \

Definition of egad

used as a mild oath

First Known Use of egad

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for egad

probably euphemism for oh God

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“Egad.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/egad. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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