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Meaning of "cripes" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRIPES

Euphemistic for Christ!.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIPES

cripes  [kraɪps] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIPES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cripes is an exclamation.
Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES CRIPES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cripes in the English dictionary

The definition of cripes in the dictionary is an expression of surprise.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIPES


apocalypse
əˈpɒkəlɪps
bagpipes
ˈbæɡˌpaɪps
clips
ˈklɪps
drainpipes
ˈdreɪnˌpaɪps
drapes
dreɪps
eclipse
ɪˈklɪps
ellipse
ɪˈlɪps
forceps
ˈfɔːsɪps
gapes
ɡeɪps
grapes
ɡreɪps
grips
ˈɡrɪps
MIPS
mɪps
panpipes
ˈpænˌpaɪps
Phillips
ˈfɪlɪps
pipes
paɪps
snips
snɪps
stovepipes
ˈstəʊvˌpaɪps
swipes
swaɪps
tripes
ˈtraɪps
whips
wɪps

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIPES

crinkum-crankum
crinoid
crinoidal
crinoidean
crinolette
crinoline
crinose
crinum
crinum lily
criollo
crios
Crippen
cripple
Cripple Creek
crippled
crippledom
crippler
crippleware
crippling
cripplingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIPES

editiones principes
forcipes
Irish pipes
Pan pipes
Stars and Stripes
stipes
talipes
the pipes
the Stars and Stripes
uillean pipes
union pipes
yipes
zebra stripes

Synonyms and antonyms of cripes in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cripes» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIPES

Find out the translation of cripes to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cripes from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cripes» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

cripes
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cripes
570 millions of speakers

English

cripes
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Cripes
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كريبس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Cripes
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cripes
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cripes
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Cripes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cripes
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cripes
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

おやすみ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cripes
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cramping
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cripes
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cripes
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Cripes
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cripes
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

kappa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cripes
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Cripes
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aoleu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cripes
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cripes
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Cripes
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cripes
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cripes

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIPES»

The term «cripes» is regularly used and occupies the 76.341 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIPES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cripes

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIPES»

Discover the use of cripes in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cripes and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Representative British Dramas
Cripes. He came before the meeting of the Guardians, and he told them he owed them the whole of his year's pension. Then he got some sort of a stroke, and he broke down. And the Guardians gave him the Select Ward there for himself.
Montrose J. Moses, 2008
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Sixty-Three Ordinary Paragraphs with Life Lessons and ...
y wife tells me that I say “cripes sake” way too much. She's right, you know. I bet I say it several times a day, at least. It hardly matters what that situation is, what the reason is, what the circumstances are, “cripes sakes” seems to fit just about ...
Jon P. Van Deinse, 2014
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
331, 1990 crlpesl used as a euphemistic exclamation in place of 'christl' AUSTRALIA, 1903 • Cripes, how I wanted her to open up. — Mickey Spillane, One Lonely Night, P 59, 1951 • [H]it cripes knows many sex-starved Brit sheilahsU — Barry ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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Astrosaurs 4 Book Set: Riddle of the Raptors; The Hatching ...
The pen was locked up, and Cripes had placed guards there. A few hours later, the astrosaurs met Cripes on a balcony above the pen. “No one is very happy about having a liopleurodon here at Sea Station One,” grumbled Cripes.
Steve Cole, 2012
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What Made The Crocodile Cry?: 101 Questions about the ...
Were. cripes. and. crikey. ever. rude? hese two exclamations are today so mild that they scarcely qualify as expletives at all. But that is what they once were, being euphemisms for 'Christ!' The Oxford English Dictionary's first record of cripes is ...
Susie Dent, 2009
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I Love Ranch Dressing: And Other Stuff White Midwesterners Like
Yeah, I said it—cripes. And to that I'm adding g-d and hades, as in, “Cripes, Don, it's hotter than g-d hades in here—when are ya gonna fix the AC, huh?” White Midwesterners love the mild epithet, as it fits in with our moderate, even-keeled ...
Freie, Cara, 2009
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American Political Plays: An Anthology
Cripes. Eileen: Why are they on a chair like that. With no clothes on? (They look long and hard. ) Dot: I was shocked by those photos. I do not see either of you, cripes, being so shocked as I. I think you like those things they are doing, like that , ...
Allan Havis, 2001
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Memories of Kalgoorlie: Tales from the Australian Outback
Cripes, if I wasn't your brother, I'd be too scared to ask you to marry me, Lizzie, and I don't know what I'd do, when someone else asked you.” “Then, I'll ask you, Davey. Will you marry me? There's lots of nice things in marrying, like when Mum  ...
Filton Hebbard, 2001
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Finding Dignity
Cripes, you're so full of shit!” He was so busy making his point and using his hands to do it that he didn't bother trying to take the ball. I quick made three shots while I thought about what he was saying. Sal wasn't thinking about balling no more ...
J. Marie Darden, 2011
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The Secret Life of Rutger Button
He said, “Hester, have you called Kenny today?” “Cripes!” Hester yelped in fresh panic, shooting to her feet. “cripes sake!” She zipped away, heading off somewhere else. “How hungry are we?” Silas asked after a while, placidly knitting.
Louis Peddicord

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIPES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cripes is used in the context of the following news items.
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Scarborough flips out: Why are these GOP candidates so damned …
Rubio in particular is running on a Reaganesque “morning in America” message; his campaign slogan is “A New American Century,” for cripes ... «Hot Air, Jul 15»
2
Introducing Windows 10: Windows 10 Drivers
You'd have to rely on CDs (or, cripes, floppy disks!) shipped with the hardware, and if you lost those disks then you'd either have to contact the ... «We Got Served, Jul 15»
3
LOIS HENRY: No fireworks ban? OK, then let's tighten things up a bit
Come on, they spin around spewing fire, for cripes sake. Yeah, I can't see that causing any problems at all. Sheesh. So that's my list. Now lets ... «The Bakersfield Californian, Jul 15»
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The Page That Is Sick Of The Dirge
Cripes, what's happened? Have they attacked his car like they did with Gareth Bale? Or stormed his house? Are they burning effigies of Ramos ... «Football365.com, Jul 15»
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Jacob deGrom, Mets anemic offense can't stop Cubs in 6-1 loss as …
Cripes. “Whether it's true or not, I can't answer for them. But there's a sense we get too far behind and the ballgame is over. That can't happen.”. «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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Cripes Competes For the Miss Pre-Teen Title
Autumn Cripes of Graceville was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Pre-Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday, ... «Jackson County Floridan, Jul 15»
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From Bats to Trades, All Is Quiet for the Mets
Cripes, next inning we get a guy on, we get the run in, we're down two. We're within striking distance.” That never happened, and the Mets ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
8
8 things we learned from Rihanna's shocking new music video!
Cripes, who knew Ri-Ri was so utterly terrifying? The singer handles being a gangster with total ease and it gives us chills, tbh. Remind us not ... «Now Magazine Online, Jul 15»
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Rebel yell: TV Land yanks 'Dukes of Hazzard' reruns during …
... twitter hasn't removed the #DukesOfHazzard hash tag...in fact, don't even THINK about the words Dukes of Hazzard...cripes. «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
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“The Supreme Court Was Wrong”: Donnie McClurkin Weighs In On …
I was born and raised in the same sick cult, and I even went through that ridiculous ritual of accepting Jeebus Cripes into my heart. Obviously it ... «Madame Noire, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cripes [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cripes>. Sep 2019 ».
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