- Gosh is defined as an expression of wonder used when someone is mildly surprised.
An example of gosh is what someone would say if a butterfly were to land on a flower in front of them.
gosh definition by Webster's New World
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used to express surprise, wonder, etc.: orig. a euphemism for God
gosh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Used to express mild surprise or delight.
Origin of goshAlteration of God.
gosh definition by Wiktionary
- (euphemistic) A mild expression of surprise or enthusiasm as to be put in place of “God”, particularly in fear of saying the Lord’s name in vain.
- Gosh, I didn’t realize I’d cause so much trouble!
- Gosh I’d love to go to that concert!
- GSOH, gsoh, hogs, shog