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caramba

[kah-rahm-bah] /kɑˈrɑm bɑ/
interjection, Spanish.
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(used as an exclamation of astonishment, dismay, or anger.)
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caramba
exclamation of dismay or surprise, 1835, from Sp., said to be a euphemism for carajo "penis," from V.L. *caraculum "little arrow."
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