Definitions for GOSHgɒʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (used as an exclamation of surprise or as a mild oath.)

Origin of gosh:

1750–60; euphemistic alter. of God

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. gosh(interjection)ɒʃ

    indicates surprise or slight annoyance

    Gosh, I didn't know that!


  1. gosh(Interjection)

    A mild expression of surprise or enthusiasm as to be put in place of u201CGodu201D, particularly in fear of saying the Lordu2019s name in vain.

  2. Origin: Euphemism (or minced oath) for god. First seen in 1757 as by gosh, probably from by gosse in Udall's Ralph Roister Doister (c. 1553)

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    Rank popularity for the word 'GOSH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2432

Anagrams of GOSH

  1. GSOH, gsoh, hogs, shog

Translations for GOSH

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an expression of surprise.

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