\ 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 But gosh, that’s risky too, given how good the Grizzlies have been this season. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Mar. 2022 Things looked pretty gosh darn bleak at the end of Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 12 Apr. 2022 So, oh my gosh, you Laura: said that wouldn’t be confusing at all. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 22 Mar. 2022 Oh my gosh, this man's love for his daughter is beyond sweet. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 1 Mar. 2022 But oh my gosh there's been so many epic battles with them. J.l. Kirven, The Courier-Journal, 2 Mar. 2022 Oh, my gosh, that woman [Ming-Na Wen] walks into a room and lights it up. Angélique Roché, Harper's BAZAAR, 4 Jan. 2022 Williams: Oh my gosh, sleep is such an important part of self care. Andy Frye, Forbes, 9 Dec. 2021 The Giddy Girls follow, led by tone deaf but gosh darn earnest Gia. Rebecca Alter, Vulture, 19 Nov. 2021 See More

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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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Last Updated

7 May 2022

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“Gosh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gosh. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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