An example of gosh is what someone would say if a butterfly were to land on a flower in front of them.
Origin of goshAlteration of God.
- (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!