car amba


interjection Spanish.
(used as an exclamation of astonishment, dismay, or anger.) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

exclamation of dismay or surprise, 1835, from Sp., said to be a euphemism for carajo "penis," from V.L. *caraculum "little arrow."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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