Definitions

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  • interj. An exclamation of surprise, agitation or petulance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as thunder, 5.

Etymologies

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An Americanism around 1830 to 1840 from thunder and -ation.

Examples

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  • The goblin in triumph has stunned the nation;

    Let’s pray that his tenure is one duration.

    What words can convey

    Our fear and dismay?

    Oh dammit! And bother! And thunderation!

    June 14, 2018

  • Perfect, yarb!

    November 23, 2007

  • A similar one: buggeration.

    November 23, 2007

  • Jumpin' Jehoshaphat!

    November 20, 2007

  • Is there any other interjection that has all the vowels?

    November 4, 2007