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crikey (ˈkraɪkɪ Pronunciation for crikey



  1. (slang) an expression of surprise

Word Origin

C19: euphemistic for Christ!

Example Sentences Including 'crikey'

Better known as Hilary Bray, political editor for online scandal sheet crikey.
The Australian (2004)
Bull added: `When I came out of the tunnel, I thought `Oh crikey , I've never been involved in anything like this before.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
But they didn't need any lessons on `` crikey ' or ``bewdy'.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
If it's ethereal floatiness and overblown Victoriana, though... crikey , that's uncanny, you must have seen it before.
Megastar (2005)
Not so fast that you thought " crikey " or so slowly that you thought the carpet was jamming the pedal.
Sun, News of the World (2002)


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