Cripes



[krahyps] /kraɪps/

interjection
1.
(used as a mild oath or an exclamation of astonishment.)
/kraɪps/
interjection
1.
(old-fashioned, slang) an expression of surprise

n,interj

Christ •A euphemistic form: Cripes, what a rotten deal (1910+)

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