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Jove

 (jōv)
n. Roman Mythology
Idiom:
by Jove
Used as a mild oath to express surprise or emphasis.

[Middle English, from Archaic Latin Iovis or from Latin Iov-, stem of Iuppiter; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

Jove

(dʒəʊv)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Jupiter1
2. by Jove an exclamation of surprise or excitement
[C14: from Old Latin Jovis Jupiter]

Jove

(dʒoʊv)

n. Idioms:
by Jove, (an exclamation used to emphasize an accompanying remark or to express surprise or approval.)
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin Jov-, oblique s. of compound nominative Juppiter father Jove]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jove - (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
Translations

Jove

[dʒəʊv] NJúpiter
by Jove!¡caramba!, ¡por Dios!

Jove

nJupiter m; by Jove! (dated)Donnerwetter!; have you/did he etc, by Jove!tatsächlich!

Jove

[dʒəʊv] nGiove m
by Jove! (old) → per Giove!
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By jove, I'll never eat peach melba again without smiling.
By Jove, we will have plenty to worry about if that becomes the case.
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But today, by Jove, I think he's really on to something.
Not many people can say they've been serenaded by Lionel Richie over a prawn bhuna, but, by jove, TV presenter Lizzie Cundy can.
BY JOVE Punters who somehow found shock 40-1 Clonmel winner Casa Jove would have been more surprised if they had backed Henry de Bromhead's five-yearold on the Tote.
And by Jove, there's even an HDMI port to connect to a HD display.
Our clubs may not have won much up here but, by Jove, we've given life to entertainers of the very highest calibre.
As in the Greek and Latin sources, Ganymede is a beautiful mortal boy who is seized by Jove, taken to be his cup-bearer and, in some versions of the story, his catamite.