Meaning of omigod in English:


Pronunciation /ˌəʊmʌɪˈɡɒd/


(also omigosh)
  • Used to express shock or disbelief.

    • ‘omigod, omigod, I'm going to be famous!’
    • ‘Sorry for the long wait, but school started and I've been very busy with senior year… senior year, omigod!’
    • ‘Ten minutes later the lad calls me back - Omigod omigod!’
    • ‘Between shrieks were occasional bursts of words: "Omigod, omigod"!’
    • ‘Then I discovered a blessed pack of seaweed rice crackers I hadn't eaten at our party on Friday nite (omigod have I got some blogging to do).’
    • ‘And then Heath runs after her with his shirt off and omigod it was so awesome.’
    • ‘And omigod — the guy that worked there was so nice and friendly!’
    • ‘Like, omigod, how cute was Bobby Dylan back in the day?’
    • ‘Like, omigod, is that my phone?’
    • ‘Monk and I sat watching the returns, shrieking and clutching each other and saying "Omigod, omigod, he's really going to do it!"’
    • ‘Omigosh, does that mean you're going to be living here?’
    • ‘It was certainly disappointing at the time, but, omigosh, it was really thrilling when we get an opportunity to look back on it.’
    • ‘Talking about it, he momentarily sounds like an awestruck American tourist: "Omigod, it's just unbelievable!"’
    • ‘"Omigod," Wilson thought, "we're going out of business."’
    • ‘Two minutes after he drank it, he put his hands to his face and screamed "Omigod, what the hell was in that?"’
    • ‘I have written to several folks who made this error, and they have all responded honorably with a statement like "Omigod, what a jerk I am!"’
    • ‘Her publishing company wants her to be a smash hit sensation and she feels that pressure of like, ' Omigod, I've got to do this before I turn 25,' and she's already 27.’
    • ‘"Omigod, omigod, omigod," she blubbered.’
    • ‘"Omigod, so you have, like, every song, ever?"’
    • ‘I sent them letters filled with Scripture and they said 'Omigod, she's in a cult.'’
    • ‘Omigod: I haven't bought the soya milk or the herbal tea, and the sitting room looks a mess.’


1960s altered spelling of oh my God (or oh my gosh).