Definitions for crikeyˈkraɪ ki

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cri•keyˈkraɪ ki(interj.)

  1. (used as an exclamation of amazement, dismay, etc.)

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of crikey:

1830–40; prob. euphemistic alter. of Christ

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  1. crikey(Interjection)

    Used as an exclamation of astonishment, or as an emphasis of fact at the conclusion of a statement.

    Crikey, thatu2019s a big one!

  2. Origin: Thought to be an alliterative substitute for Christ (contracted from Christ kill me)

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  1. Crikey

    Crikey is an Australian electronic magazine comprising a website and email newsletter available to subscribers. Well known in Australian political, media and business circles, Crikey was described by former Federal Opposition Leader Mark Latham as the "most popular website in Parliament House" in The Latham Diaries. Its current editor is Jason Whittaker, who succeeded Sophie Black.

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