Holy cow!

holy cow

An exclamation of surprise, shock, or astonishment. Holy cow, the bill for that dinner is nearly $200! We won the lottery? Holy cow, that's amazing news!
See also: cow, holy

Holy cow!

Inf. Wow! Holy cow! I never expected such a nice gift! Give me a chance! Holy cow, don't rush me!
See also: holy

Holy cow!

exclam. Wow! Give me a chance! Holy cow, don’t rush me!
See also: holy
References in classic literature ?
It was sacrilege unspeakable against the holy cow! The state desired his blood, hut he had retreated into his hut, barricaded the doors and windows with big stones, and defied the world.
Holy cow! It's going to be 'moo' fun in the summer capital.
My "holy cow!" story is from a few years ago, when my wife and I were in the field baling hay using a Ford 4000 diesel tractor, a red 1969 Ford bailer, and three flatbed wagons.
Holy cow! Here's a short and not-so-sweet story for you about the latest run in with Emirati singer Ahlam by one of her cyber haters.
| HOLY COW!: India was a moo-ving experience for Bradley Park professional Parnell Reilly
The investigators used a zero (no pain) to 100 (holy cow!) scale to assess "general pain" and "pain unpleasantness" experienced during the last week, as well as "present pain."
HOLY cow! A stunning steer owned by a Black Country council has won a top 'Best of Show' livestock award at a leading farm event.
By STEPHEN WHITE HOLY cow! A schoolgirl with a rare illness has to drink six pints of milk a day just to stay alive.
HOLY cow! British bovine artist Caroline Shotton will visit the Castle Galleries in Cardiff Bay on December 4 from 1pm to 4pm.
Holy cow! It heated 80 gallons' worth of 45-degree well water to 115 degrees in 20 minutes!
I came home on a Saturday and had Tammy look at it, and she went, "Holy cow!" I went to the doctor on Monday, and by [the next] Saturday I was in surgery.
WELL Holy Cow! Farmer Michael Creagh is producing a musical but his cows keep hitting wrong notes by producing calves at the same time.
Macmillan Computer Publishing has announced the release of Holy Cow! 200,000 Graphics 2.0 and Imagine It!