Definition of Caramba

1. Interjection. An exclamation of surprise or dismay. ¹



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Definition of Caramba

1. used to express surprise or dismay [interj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caramba

caracolito
caracolled
caracolling
caracols
caracoly
caract
caracts
caracul
caraculs
carafe
carafes
caragana
caraganas
carageen
carageens
caramba (current term)
carambola
carambola tree
carambolas
caramel
caramel apple
caramel apples
caramel brown
caramel bun
caramelisation
caramelise
caramelised
caramelises
caramelising
caramelization

Literary usage of Caramba

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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Dammar and amber do not dissolve In alcohol : copal becomes pasty ; elemi and caramba wax dissolve with difficulty ; while ro*in, shellac, ..."

2. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"NOW WITH PROTECTION AND RECENTLY ACTIVATED POACHING PATROLS THEIR NUMBERS HAVE REBOUNDED IN caramba NATIONAL PARK. WILDLIFE NEAR EXTINCTION ELSEWHERE HAVE ..."

3. A Pleasure Pilgrim in South America by C. D. MacKellar (1908)
"... there was a loud " caramba I" and those youths went simply tottering down the street yelling with laughter—and it makes me laugh yet when I think of it. ..."

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