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holy-moley. Interjection. (idiomatic, dated, humorous or euphemistic) An expression of surprise. Origin. c. 1892. English Wiktionary. Available under CC- BY-SA license.


moley n. [pop. as a characteristic exclamation of "Captain Marvel," hero of a series of comic books begun in 1940 ... perh. reflecting moly 'magic herb in Greek mythology', in allusion to the invocation of mythological figures as a source of the character's powers; perh. euphem. and rhyming alt. of holy Moses] ...


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Origins: As crowds watched the plumes of white smoke that announced the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI in 2005, some were moved to ask themselves if the signal wasn't in fact the 'holy smoke' of popular terminology. Did the one have something to do with the other? Or were they unrelated?


Most American slang has no real meaning other than as just a form of expression . "Holy" is usually treated as an adjective to exaggerate the.


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Dec 13, 2011 ...Holy guacamole!” was probably influenced by the older “Hol(e)y mol(e)y!” (cited in print since at least 1892). The origin of this exclamation of surprise is uncertain. “Holey Moley!” was popularized by the 1940s “Captain Marvel” comic books. The similar expression of “Holy mackerel!” has been cited in print ...


May 7, 2009 ... I guess: "porca miseria!" just want to be sure. by the way, what is the correct spelling? moley vs moly Does moley/moly have any meaning at all? cheers...


It is a way of saying Oh wow! like Holy Smoke! The origin of the word Moly in this phrase, comes from Homer's Odyssey.