"by jingo" Definition

  1. an oath or exclamation having no particular meaning, and no positive etymology, though it is believed by some that JINGO is derived from the Basque _jenco_, the devil.

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Position in the dictionary: 464 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: byblow, ca-sa, cab, cabbage, cabbage-head, cabby, caboose, cackle-tub, cackling-cove, cad
Previous words in the dictionary: by golly, by george, buzzer, buz-napper’s academy, buz-man, buz-bloke, buz, butty, buttons, buttoner

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