blimey

blimey

(ˈblaɪmɪ)
interj
slang Brit an exclamation of surprise or annoyance
[C19: short for gorblimey God blind me]

bli•mey

or bli•my

(ˈblaɪ mi)

interj. Brit. Informal.
(used to express surprise or excitement.)
[1885–90; orig. reduced form of blind me, as ellipsis from God blind me]
Translations

blimey

[ˈblaɪmɪ] EXCL (Brit) → ¡caray!

blimey

[ˈblaɪmi] excl (British)mince alors!

blimey

interj (Brit inf) → verflucht (inf), → Mensch (inf)

blimey

[ˈblaɪmɪ] excl (Brit) (fam) → accidenti!
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O Blimey, those tribute girls had better hope they never meet Tweedy down a dark alleyway any time soon[ETH]
Blimey, Audrey, I reckon I'm asked that once a week.
Blimey, we knew they were good at basketball and NFL, but now America are trying to get a monopoly on football.
BLIMEY, I don't know my own strength, I've just floored my poor old mum.
BLIMEY, the EastEnders casting director must have gone to Specsavers.
Blimey, Becky, are you sure he hasn't had a personality transplant?
Blimey, imagine Hogg's squeals of delight if Glocer had actually brought home the bacon instead of sticking his trotter in it and making a nasty mess of the sty.
COR blimey, it's Anna Friel as luverly London lass Lily who's whisked away from the Blitz to Alberta after marrying Canadian soldier Charlie (Aden Young).
PHWOAR blimey, don't bother calling The SP this week - chances are none of us will be there to answer .
BLIMEY, a student who wants to grow something legal.
Blimey, they must have deafened the old birds at Hay.
Blimey, June, it'll look like Chelsea playing at Stamford Bridge.