—used to express surprise, amazement, or bewilderment
Nate Tyler was finishing off his salmon dinner at a restaurant in Sydney last spring when suddenly the lights went out. The eatery went dark, along with much of downtown, including the city's famous opera house. "I thought; 'Holy moly, this is gorgeous!' You could see stars in the sky," he said. "The restaurant used candles. It was atmospheric. The food tasted better."—John M. Glionna "… when I saw the way he handled the puck, like top guys in the NHL, I said, Holy moly, this guy is good."—Michel Goulet I really didn't believe I was having a baby until I felt his head crowning. And then, holy moly, there he was—a slippery, squalling little miracle lying in my arms.—Shannon Brownlee
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