Definition of “perish the thought” - English Dictionary


“perish the thought” in English

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perish the thought

humorous or informal

said to show that you hope that something that has been suggested will never happen:

Me, get married? Perish the thought!

(Definition of “perish the thought” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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