\ ˈgäsh How to pronounce gosh (audio) , ˈgȯsh \

Definition of gosh

used as a mild oath or to express surprise

Examples of gosh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And, my gosh, has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 43-year-old QB become easy to root for in 2021. Brian T. Smith, San Antonio Express-News, "Smith: We can root for Tom Brady now," 6 Feb. 2021 And Kristin was, like oh gosh, there has to be something better than this. Jonathan Vigliotti, CBS News, "Can new info help solve the case of missing college student Kristin Smart?," 28 Nov. 2020 Mallun Yen: At the beginning of the pandemic, everyone thought, Oh, gosh, Airbnb was on its way to going public, and then the travel and hospitality industry was seemingly decimated. Matthew Heimer, Fortune, "IPOs, SPACs, and direct listings: Silicon Valley opens the doors to more investors," 20 Nov. 2020 Now, oh my gosh, suddenly any kid can go online and read every single mathematics paper that is relevant in the world. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, "Why so many valuable startups seem like the dumbest idea at first," 13 Nov. 2020 My gosh, how can the Cleveland Browns run for 300 yards against that defense with those players? Dallas News, "Why former Cowboys QB Danny White says Dak Prescott’s injury should only strengthen his position in contract talks," 13 Oct. 2020 So my husband is here and my best friend from college has lived with my husband and myself for, gosh, like, six years now. Sydney Bucksbaum, EW.com, "Listen to the emotional original ballad from Love in the Time of Corona," 20 Aug. 2020 Just being able to have little girls and boys look at themselves on the TV and say, 'Oh, my gosh. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, ""13 Reasons Why" Star Inde Navarrette On Bringing to Life Monty's Sister, Estela, in the Show's Final Season," 19 June 2020 The latter, meanwhile, includes hundreds of original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts throughout the years—but, gosh, HBO Max. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "HBO Max is live: $15/mo for a massive library, significant headaches," 27 May 2020

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First Known Use of gosh

1757, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gosh

euphemism for God

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12 Feb 2021

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“Gosh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gosh. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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informal used to express surprise or mild anger

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