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used for showing surprise
used for emphasizing what you are saying or for expressing surprise
used when you are very angry or shocked
used for expressing surprise
used for showing surprise or pleasure
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
not skilful or sensitive
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Free thesaurus definition of old fashioned expressions of surprise from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.