Zounds

An expression used to convey amazement or wonder. Similar to Wow! Often used by Pinkey of Pinkey and the Brain.

Zounds, Brain! That's brilliant!


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  • Zounds — ounds, interj. [Contracted from God s wounds.] An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zounds — c.1600, oath of surprise or anger, altered from (by) God s wounds! …   Etymology dictionary

  • zounds — [zoundz] interj. [altered < the oath (by) God s wounds] Archaic used to express surprise or anger: a mild oath …   English World dictionary

  • Zounds — Infobox musical artist | Name = Zounds Img capt = Img size = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = U.K. Genre = Anarcho punk, Post punk Years active = 1977 1982 2001 present Label = Crass Records Rough Trade Records Associated acts = The… …   Wikipedia

  • zounds — interjection Etymology: euphemism for God s wounds Date: 1592 used as a mild oath …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • zounds — /zowndz/, interj. Archaic. (used as a mild oath.) [1590 1600; var. of SWOUNDS] * * * …   Universalium

  • zounds — interjection /zuːndz,zaʊndz/ Expressing anger, surprise, assertion etc …   Wiktionary

  • zounds — mild oath Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • zounds — zaÊŠndz interj. damn!; to heck with it! …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zounds — [zaʊndz] exclamation archaic or humorous expressing surprise or indignation. Origin C16: contr. from (God) s wounds …   English new terms dictionary

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