golly

interjection
gol·ly | \ˈgä-lē \

Definition of golly 

used as a mild oath or to express surprise usually used in the phrase by golly

First Known Use of golly

1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for golly

euphemism for God

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golly

interjection

English Language Learners Definition of golly

—used to express mild surprise

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