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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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int. - A mild oath; Used as a euphemism for God; Used to express surprise or give emphasis;

Usage examples (35)
  • (I know it's a substitution swear, but gosh is it fun to say on its own, too.)
  • S. O'BRIEN: Oh, gosh, that is exactly the word for it.
  • Oh, my gosh, that is almost the name of the Al Gore ...
  • Respect that little bit of what Dean calls the gosh-wows. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Everybody said "Gosh!" (an exclamation) when we saw the artist's unique use of "gouache" (painting style with opaque watercolors). A "gauche" is an awkward remark, a "gaucho" is an Argentinean cowboy.
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