interjection Etymology: euphemism for God Date: 1757 — used as a mild oath or to express surprise

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  • Gosh — bezeichnet: Gosh (Armenien), Stadt in der Provinz Tawusch, Armenien Mkhitar Gosh, armenischer Priester GOSH, als Abkürzung für das Krankenhaus Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, Vereinigtes Königreich Gosh ist der Familienname folgender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gosh — may refer to: * a minced oath of God * Great Ormond Street Hospital * Gosh, Armenia, famous for its Goshavank monastery * Mkhitar Gosh, Armenian scholar and priest …   Wikipedia

  • gosh — /gosh/, interj. (used as an exclamation or mild oath): Gosh, this bag is heavy! [1750 60; euphemistic alter. of GOD] * * * …   Universalium

  • gosh — S2 [gɔʃ US ga:ʃ] interjection informal [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: god] used to express surprise ▪ Gosh, it s cold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gosh — ☆ gosh [gäsh, gôsh ] interj. used to express surprise, wonder, etc.: orig. a euphemism for God …   English World dictionary

  • gosh — [ gaʃ ] interjection OLD FASHIONED used for showing that you are surprised or a little annoyed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gosh — 1757, altered pronunciation of God. Probably from by gosse (mid 16c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gosh — ► EXCLAMATION informal ▪ used to express surprise or give emphasis. ORIGIN euphemism for GOD(Cf. ↑godward) …   English terms dictionary

  • Gosh — 40° 43′ 21″ N 45° 00′ 12″ E / 40.7225, 45.003333 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gosh — [[t]gɒ̱ʃ[/t]] EXCLAM Some people say Gosh when they are surprised. [OLD FASHIONED] Gosh, there s a lot of noise …   English dictionary

  • gosh — /gɒʃ / (say gosh) interjection 1. (an exclamation or mild oath.) –phrase 2. golly gosh, (an exclamation of delight, excitement, etc.) {US colloquial (1830s); a euphemistic variant of God!} …   Australian English dictionary

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