son of a gun
noun (plural sons of guns) Date: 1708 — usually used as a mild or euphemistic alternative to son of a bitch; sometimes used interjectionally to express surprise or disappointment

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  • Son of a gun — is a slang term present in American and British English which can be used approvingly, disparagingly or to express surprise.OriginsBritish EnglishIn British naval slang this term refers to a child of questionable parentage conceived on the gun… …   Wikipedia

  • son of a gun — {n. phr.}, {slang} 1. A bad person; a person not liked. * /I don t like Charley; keep that son of a gun out of here./ Syn.: BAD ACTOR. 2. A mischievous rascal; a lively guy. Often used in a joking way. * /The farmer said he would catch the son of …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • son of a gun — {n. phr.}, {slang} 1. A bad person; a person not liked. * /I don t like Charley; keep that son of a gun out of here./ Syn.: BAD ACTOR. 2. A mischievous rascal; a lively guy. Often used in a joking way. * /The farmer said he would catch the son of …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • son of a bitch — or[sunuvabitch] also S.O.B. {n. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} (but becoming more and more acceptable, especially if said with a positive or loving intonation). Fellow, character, guy, individual. Negatively: * /Get out of here you filthy,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • son of a bitch — or[sunuvabitch] also S.O.B. {n. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} (but becoming more and more acceptable, especially if said with a positive or loving intonation). Fellow, character, guy, individual. Negatively: * /Get out of here you filthy,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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