Definitions

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  • interj. An exclamation of astonishment or horror.

Etymologies

Unknown (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One last word about the family's sad wee story from the courts - here in Irvine I don't recall us using the word "crivvens" at all, I only came across it in The Sunday Post - The Broons and Oor Wullie.

    icAyrshire

  • So fur crivvens sake hae a look at it an try an plug the electrical an magnetic in tae yer theories.

    World-wide Campaign Sheds New Light on Nature's "LHC" | Universe Today

  • And crivvens, the sturdy garment that helped generations of women, like Maw Broon, protect their clothes from the dust, splatters and splashes of daily housework, is making a come back.

    icAyrshire

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  • the kind of word the broons use

    December 15, 2008