Jeepers



[jee-perz] /ˈdʒi pərz/

interjection
1.
(used as a mild exclamation of surprise or emotion.)
/ˈdʒiːpəz ˈkriːpəz/
interjection
1.
(US & Canadian, slang) a mild exclamation of surprise

1900, American English, euphemistic alteration of Jesus.

interjection

An exclamation of surprise, dismay, emphasis, etc: Jeepers Creepers, another busted leg!

[1929+; a euphemism for Jesus Christ]

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