my heavens

my heavens

A mild oath of surprise, exasperation, annoyance, frustration, or anger. My heavens! I haven't seen you in years! My heavens, would you let me finish my story? Oh my heavens, I just had the car fixed and now you've put a dent in it!
See also: heaven
References in classic literature ?
And "he who cannot bless shall LEARN to curse!"--this clear teaching dropt unto me from the clear heaven; this star standeth in my heaven even in dark nights.