- From Spanish euphemism for carajo. Borrowed into Portuguese as euphemism for caralho. (Wiktionary)
“Next morning, I asked my mother what "caramba" means.”
“Probably had heard "caramba" on TV or something, without realizing it.”
“Poll respondents used their own judgment as to what constituted swear words, but almost all were harsher than "caramba," roughly the equivalent of "gosh!”
“I think "ch*ngada m*dre" would catch the mood of a forceful "shit!" better than "caramba," but, of course, you'll never see that in any subtitles!”
“Ay ya yai, caramba, o mejor, me gustan los chistes tan sabrosos!”
“It ` s the super-sexy cover shot that ` s got everyone saying, "Ay, caramba!”
“Ay, caramba, I bet she got that hot-blooded temper from her folks, Ferdinand and Isabella, and I wouldn't be surprised if Catherine was the one who started all that "Great Whore" business about Annie.”
“S. O'BRIEN: And there are lots of people saying ay caramba.”
“She burped quietly and whispered to herself, “Ay, caramba.””
“Aye caramba-why do I suddenly feel like Ricky Ricardo when Lucy decided to help him with his career?”
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It's an odd-looking pattern in English. Please add words if it makes you happy. :) K-POW! Wow @gulyasrobi!
Lista de palabras en espaÃ±ol que tienen una sÃ³la vocal y con mÃ¡s de tres sÃlabas.
Non-English words that contain only one of the vowels, with that vowel repeated at least three times. "Y" counts as a vowel. Please tag the language of words you add.
Also see Monovoca...
Euphemisms for the penis.
A Testicle by Any Other Name
Ward, I'm worried about the beaver
Words have existed before there were borders. Portuguese, Cubanos, Gypsies and other folk.
Looking for tweets for caramba.