gorblimey etymology

English word gorblimey comes from Proto-Indo-European *(e)me-, and later Middle English me (Me (first-person singular object pronoun).)

Detailed word origin of gorblimey

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(e)me- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ik Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
Old English (ang)
me Middle English (enm) Me (first-person singular object pronoun).
me English (eng) (UK, _, regional, Ireland) (Australia, British, New Zealand, colloquial) My; preceding a noun, marking ownership.. (US, colloquial) Myself; as a reflexive indirect object of a verb; the ethical dative.. (colloquial) As the complement of the copula (“be” or “is”).. (colloquial, with "and") As the subject of a verb.. (nonstandard, not with "and") As the subject of a verb.. (obsolete) Myself; [...]
gorblimey English (eng) (British) Expressing surprise, anger, etc.