tunket

noun

tun·​ket
ˈtəŋkə̇t,
usually -ə̇t+V
plural -s
: hell
used interjectionally to express curiosity, puzzlement, or exasperation
what in tunket did he mean, upside-down eyesHelen Eustis
why in tunket didn't you tell me soDella Lutes

Word History

Etymology

probably euphemism for tophet

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“Tunket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tunket. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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