Definition of Christ exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Christ

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//kraɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kraɪst//
 
(also Jesus, Jesus Christ)
 
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(taboo, informal) a swear word that many people find offensive, used to show that you are angry, annoyed or surprised Christ! Look at the time—I'm late! Word Origin Old English Crīst, from Latin Christus, from Greek Khristos, noun use of an adjective meaning ‘anointed’, from khriein ‘anoint’, translating Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘Messiah’.