interjection British Informal.
(used to express surprise or excitement.)
Also, blimy.

1885–90; orig. reduced form of blind me, as ellipsis from God blind me; cf. gorblimey Unabridged
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blimey (ˈblaɪmɪ)
slang (Brit) an exclamation of surprise or annoyance
[C19: short for gorblimey God blind me]

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1889, corruption of (God) blind me!
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