cripes

cripes

 (krīps)
interj.
Used to express annoyance, anger, or dismay.

[Alteration of Christ.]
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cripes

(kraɪps)
interj
old-fashioned slang an expression of surprise
[C20: euphemistic for Christ!]
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cripes

(kraɪps)

interj.
(used as a mild oath or an exclamation of astonishment.)
[1905–10; appar. euphemistic alter. of Christ]
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Translations

cripes

[kraɪps] EXCL¡caramba!
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cripes

interj (dated Brit, inf) → Mann (inf)
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References in periodicals archive ?
This is an enjoyable translation, with only the odd word - "Cripes!" - to jar the storytelling.
A few weeks ago I confidently predicted this would be the week when Boris Johnson would run out of bravado and admit that, cripes and crikey, he couldn't deliver Brexit, after all.
He said he wished he'd died in the car smash which killed his parents but, cripes, I'm not entirely sure he meant it.
And, cripes, blow me if it isn't worth in the region of [euro]200.
CRIPES! One of Britain's greatest ever comics turns 80 tomorrow.
There are fairly few vegetarian choices listed and the health boast is that they use "vegetable oil" - cripes, I hope so; consider the alternatives!
"We are the hungry ones and your torments call us to feed like dogs in the night," Pryce growls - cripes, hardly Billy blimmin' Smart is he?
Aw cripes, how can you lose your son on the way from the car to the house?
Nothing wrong with that--we can't all be ESPN--but cripes, why do we promote HTML5 video like it was apple pie and renewable energy all rolled up into one?
The recurring original 'Perhaps she'll die' gives way to the quasi-blasphemous 'By cripes, that's Crook!' What follows is the swallowing of a cohort of animals from the Australian bush plus a two-humped camel and finally a ute!
Cripes. Now tell those dummies to keep one eye on the paperwork and another eye on the weather.