by cracky

by cracky

An exclamation of surprise or praise. You studied hard, and, by cracky, you got an A! Isn't it funny how that works? By cracky, we've solved the mystery!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

By cracky!

Rur. By God! (A mild oath, often used to express surprise or approval.) Jim said he'd get the whole house painted this weekend, and by cracky, that's just what he did. By cracky! That thunder sure was loud.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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One after another of our congressmen and women could not wait to jostle a colleague out of the spotlight so that their constituents, too, would know that by cracky! and by golly!
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