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English definition of “Gawd”

Gawd

(also gawd)     /ɡɔːd/ US  /ɡɑːd/ mainly humorous
an informal way of writing the word god, when used in expressions of fear, surprise, etc.: "Gawd help us," she cried out. Oh gawd! You don't believe that do you?InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of Gawd from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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