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

 

crikey

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//ˈkraɪki//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkraɪki//
 
(British English, old-fashioned, informal)
 
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used to show that somebody is surprised or annoyed Crikey, is that the time? Word Origin mid 19th cent.: euphemism for Christ.