Definition of Judas Priest in English:

Judas Priest

noun

  • Informal (chiefly North American). In oaths and asseverations: = "Jesus Christ". Compare B. Now rare.

exclamation

  • Informal (originally and chiefly North American). Used to express shock, surprise, etc.: ‘Jesus Christ!’.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From the name of JudasIscariot + priest.

Pronunciation

Judas Priest

/ˌdʒuːdəs ˈpriːst/