strewth

/struθ/ (say stroohth)

interjection
struth.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • strewth — /strooth/ interjection An oath (from God s truth) * * * strewth UK [struːθ] US [struθ] interjection british old fashioned used for expressing surprise, or for emphasizing what you have to say Strewth, I’m hungry! Thesaurus: old fashioned… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strewth — [stru:θ] interjection BrE AusE old fashioned [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: God s truth] used to express surprise, annoyance etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • strewth — interjection A mild oath expressing surprise or generally adding emphasis. Strewth! I guess Ive been too trigger happy! …   Wiktionary

  • strewth — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) honestly, expletive showing frustration. Expanded upon by J Witherow as follows Strewth is an expletive and also slang for honestly. But it s my understanding that it s derived from the old phrase God s Truth . Which,… …   English dialects glossary

  • strewth — honestly, expletive showing frustration. Expanded upon by J Witherow as follows Strewth is an expletive and also slang for honestly. But it s my understanding that it s derived from the old phrase God s Truth . Which, when run together, is ... s… …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • strewth — UK [struːθ] / US [struθ] interjection British old fashioned used for expressing surprise, or for emphasizing what you have to say Strewth, I m hungry! …   English dictionary

  • strewth! — Australian English It s the truth! An exclamation, often of surprise …   English dialects glossary

  • strewth — interj. (British and Australian) exclamation expressing surprise or dismay or annoyance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • strewth — (also struth) exclamation Brit. informal used to express surprise or dismay. Origin C19: contr. of God s truth …   English new terms dictionary

  • strewth — interjection BrE and AustrE used to express surprise, annoyance etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • strewth! — Exclam. An exclamation of surprise, annoyance or frustration. Derived from God s truth. Also spelt struth. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

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