- begorra 1839, antiquated Anglo-Irish form of expletive By God.
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begorra — /bi gawr euh, gor euh, bee /, interj. Irish Eng. (used as a euphemism for by God): It s a fine day, begorra. Also, begorah, begorrah. [1830 40] * * * … Universalium
begorra — be•gor•ra [[t]bɪˈgɔr ə, ˈgɒr ə, bi [/t]] interj. Irish Eng. brit. (used as a euphemism for by God): It s a fine day, begorra[/ex] • Etymology: 1830–40 … From formal English to slang
begorra — interjection Etymology: euphemism for by God Date: 1715 Irish used as a mild usually jocular oath … New Collegiate Dictionary
begorra — interjection A mild minced oath; a euphemism for by God … Wiktionary
begorra — interj. by God!, exclamation of surprise (mainly used by the Irish) … English contemporary dictionary
begorra — [bɪ gɒrə] exclamation an exclamation of surprise traditionally attributed to the Irish. Origin C19: alt. of by God … English new terms dictionary
begorra — be·gor·ra … English syllables
begorra — int. Ir. by God! Etymology: corrupt … Useful english dictionary
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