similar to blimey. shortened corruption of "christ the king" to express displeasure at a happening or event.
oh, crikey! The telly is on the fritz again.
af G. Sebasitan 5. maj 2006
An Australian exclamation of surprise or bewilderment. Interchangeable with words such as "Blimey" or "Struth". Made famous by our champion crocodile hugger, Steve Erwin.
"Crikey! What was that!"
af Aussie Downunder 2. maj 2003
Australian exclamation equivalent to "WOW!"
Oh, crikey! Look at that king Croc!
af Albert 14. februar 2004
EX Webster:

Main Entry: cri·key
Pronunciation: 'krI-kE
Variant(s): or crick·ey /'kri-kE/
Function: interjection
Etymology: euphemism for Christ
Date: 1838, England
-- used as a mild oath
Crikey! What do you think you're doing!
af bojanical 10. august 2006
An old English public school exclamation of surprise as exemplified by Frank Richards' Billy Bunter stories. More recently strangely adopted by Australians.
"Oh, crikey!" - Bunter
af Reeshar 6. juni 2003
Polite Australian abbreviation for "jesus, seriously, you gotta be fucking SHITTING me."
Crikey, look at the size of her tits!
af Nerje 5. juni 2003
An expression of surprise, current amongst English schoolboys at least as early as the 1930s.
Crikey, I nearly hit him!
af Keith Gore 7. juni 2003

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