jiminy

interjection
jim·​i·​ny
variants: or jimminy \ ˈjimənē , ˈjēm-​ , -​ni \

Definition of jiminy

used as a mild oath often in the phrases by jiminy, jiminy crickets, jiminy Christmas

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History and Etymology for jiminy

alteration of gemini

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“Jiminy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jiminy. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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