Blimey vs Zoiks - What's the difference?

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Blimey is a synonym of zoiks.


As interjections the difference between blimey and zoiks

is that blimey is (uk|australia|new zealand) while zoiks is .

blimey

English

Alternative forms

* blimy

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • (UK, Australia, New Zealand)
  • Blimey ! I didn't see that!
  • * 1945 , , British Mysteries'', in ''The Kenneth Roberts Reader , 2002, page 191,
  • Blimey'!” he says in his rough, shepherd's voice, “' blimey , but it?s cruel ?ard to be chucked out of one?s digs wivout a blarsted word!”
  • * 2007 , Penny Vincenzi, The Dilemma , page 311,
  • Blimey ,’ said Barnaby. ‘Come on, Jack, quick as you can.’
    Blimey',’ said Jack. ‘' Blimey blimey blimey .’
  • * 2011 , Duncan Campbell, If It Bleeds , unnumbered page,
  • Blimey ,’ said Laurie. ‘But how would he know that the Old Bill are going to swallow that? It?s a bit bloody obvious that someone must have planted it on Petrov, isn?t it?’

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from blimey) * blimey O'Reilly * blimey O'Riley * cor blimey * gawd blimey * gorblimey

    See also

    * eff and blind

    zoiks

    English

    Alternative forms

    * zoikes * zoinks

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Synonyms

    * blimey, cor, goodness me, goodness gracious