Definitions for jesus h. christ
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Jesus H. Christ(interj.)
Category: Common Vocabulary
(used as an expression of surprise, disappointment, astonishment, etc.)
Origin of Jesus H. Christ:
1890–95, Amer.; the H prob. <IHS or IHC, Gk abbrev. for Jesus, in which the H (the capital Gk letter eta) is reinterpreted as the English letter H
Jesus H. Christ(Interjection)
Origin: Extension of Jesus Christ with a fantastical middle initial, perhaps derived from a reading of ΙΗΣ, a Greek-alphabet abbreviation for Jesus () as three initials in Latin letters. See "Christogram" at Wikipedia.
Jesus H. Christ
Jesus H. Christ is a common phrase used to refer to the religious figure Jesus Christ. The phrase occurs in vernacular speech, where it is used as an expletive or else with humorous intent. It is not used in the context of Christian worship.
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