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

 

crumbs

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//krʌmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//krʌmz//
 
(old-fashioned, British English, informal)
 
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used to show that you are surprised Oh crumbs! Is that the time? Word Origin late 19th cent.: euphemism for Christ.

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