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  • interj. Alternative spelling of crivvens.


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  • Etymology - the word derives from "Christ In His Heavens!". The word "crivens" was much used by Oor Wullie until this came to light and was then dropped in a fit of political correctness.

    May 19, 2009

  • Sometimes "By crivens!"; an expression of astonishment

    October 28, 2008

  • As in "Jings! Crivens! Help ma boab!".

    January 2, 2007