For-pete-s-sake meaning

(idiomatic, euphemistic) Used to expresses frustration, exasperation, annoyance.

For Pete's sake, get off the computer! You've been on there for ages!

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Origin of for-pete-s-sake

  • Euphemistic variant of for Christ's sake, for God's sake; "Pete" perhaps invoking Saint Peter or perhaps influenced by for pity's sake
    From Wiktionary