Definition of Begorrah

1. Interjection. (Ireland) (alternative spelling of begorra) ¹



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Definition of Begorrah

1. begorra [interj] - See also: begorra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begorrah

begods
begoes
begoggled
begoing
begold
begone
begonia
begonia family
begonias
begorah
begore
begored
begores
begoring
begorra
begorrah (current term)
begot
begotten
begowk
begowked
begowking
begowks
begown
begrave
begrease
begreased
begreases
begreasing
begrim
begrime

Literary usage of Begorrah

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1. Exhibition and Parlor Dramas: Containing the Following Plays: Odds with the by Thomas Stewart Denison (1879)
"begorrah, they'll not be expectin' to find us all ready for entertainin' company. It was a bit of a surprise party they were plannin', the rascals. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
""Then, begorrah, we'll wear him down. Two or three times more and he won't have a breath left in his miserable body. Throw on the brakes again. ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"It was a sore day when I left Limerick, and when I get back, begorrah, I '11 go no more a visiting the gentry." Business done. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"Don't you think your brother could lend me a hand 1" Charles Doot stopped as he slapped his thigh, and then exclaimed, " begorrah ! if I could be sent ..."

5. A Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue by Stopford Augustus Brooke, Thomass William Hazen Rolleston (1900)
"Yet, begorrah ! 'twould be the quare weather entirely, as some of us said, That 'ud put Misther Denis off aught that he'd fairly tuk into his head. ..."

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