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1.
An Australian exclamation of surprise or bewilderment. Interchangeable with words such as "Blimey" or "Struth". Made famous by our champion crocodile hugger, Steve Erwin.
"Crikey! What was that!"
door Aussie Downunder 2 mei 2003
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2.
Australian exclamation equivalent to "WOW!"
Oh, crikey! Look at that king Croc!
door Albert 14 februari 2004
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3.
similar to blimey. shortened corruption of "christ the king" to express displeasure at a happening or event.
oh, crikey! The telly is on the fritz again.
door G. Sebasitan 5 mei 2006
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4.
EX Webster:

Main Entry: cri·key
Pronunciation: 'krI-kE
Variant(s): or crick·ey /'kri-kE/
Function: interjection
Etymology: euphemism for Christ
Date: 1838, England
-- used as a mild oath
Crikey! What do you think you're doing!
door bojanical 10 augustus 2006
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5.
An old English public school exclamation of surprise as exemplified by Frank Richards' Billy Bunter stories. More recently strangely adopted by Australians.
"Oh, crikey!" - Bunter
door Reeshar 6 juni 2003
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6.
Polite Australian abbreviation for "jesus, seriously, you gotta be fucking SHITTING me."
Crikey, look at the size of her tits!
door Nerje 5 juni 2003
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7.
An expression of surprise, current amongst English schoolboys at least as early as the 1930s.
Crikey, I nearly hit him!
door Keith Gore 7 juni 2003
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