Definitions

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  • interj. A mild oath expressing surprise or generally adding emphasis.

Etymologies

Corruption of God′s truth. Compare zounds, blimey. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Strewth Ruth, tell us the truth! What've ya put in this overproof??

    April 3, 2008

  • Alternative spelling struth. Think it might be short for God's truth. It's an exclamation of incredulity.

    December 11, 2006