Definition of Gawd noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



noun, exclamation
BrE BrE//ɡɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːd//
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used in written English to show that the word ‘God’ is being pronounced in a particular way to express surprise, anger or fear For Gawd's sake hurry up! Word Originlate 19th cent.: alteration of God (see god).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Gawd