Origin of bejesuseuphemism for by Jesus
Bejesus, what a mess!
The definition of bejesus is a word to use instead of "Jesus" to express surprise, anger or other negative feelings.
An example of a time when someone might shout "Bejesus" is when she sees that her spouse made a mess of the kitchen.
used variously to express surprise, pleasure, anger, annoyance, etc.
Slang a term of indefinite meaning, often used to provide emphasis, esp. in such phrases as beat (or scare) the bejesus out of
Used euphemistically for intensive effect in idioms such as scare the bejesus out of (someone) for scare (someone) very much.
Used to express exasperation, annoyance, or surprise.
Origin of bejesusAlteration of by Jesus