Green’s Dictionary of Slang

blow me tight! excl.

also blow me pink! blow me up!

an excl. expressive of surprise or denial, used as a euph. for damned adj. in general mild oaths of surprise, shock, annoyance; usu. as blow me tight if….

[UK]Sporting Mag. Nov. 94/1: Blow me tight into a gin-shop, if he wasn’t off before the old woman cou’d sing ‘Fillaloo...’ [etc.].
[UK]J. Poole Hamlet Travestie I iv: And if I e’er forget thee—blow me tight.
[UK]‘One of the Fancy’ Tom Crib’s Memorial to Congress 46: Says BILL, ‘there’s nothing like a Bull: / ‘And blow me tight’.
[UK]Egan Life in London (1869) 261: Blow me tight, if ever I saw such a thing in my life before.
[UK]Lytton Paul Clifford I 74: If ever I know as how you makes a flat of my Paul, blow me tight, but I’ll weave you a hempen collar: I’ll hang you, you dog, I will.
[Ire] ‘The Musical Coalheaver’ Dublin Comic Songster 98: I’ll bet – if I don’t, blow me tight, / A crown unto a farden.
[UK]G.W.M. Reynolds Mysteries of London II (2nd series) 34: ‘Then blow me tight,’ says he.
[UK]R.S. Surtees Handley Cross (1924) 55: Blow me tight! if it weren’t for the bright colours there wouldn’t be many fox-’unters.
[UK]Hotten Dict. of Modern Sl. etc. 8: blow me tight, a vow; [...] ‘blow me up’ was the term a century ago.
[UK] G. Swaine ‘Susan’s Sunday Out’ [lyrics] Oh! Gimini crikey blow me tight! I always jump and shout.
[UK] ‘Larry Cafooslem’ Laughing Songster 160: Blow me tight, / I began to talk away.
[UK]Stephens & Yardley Little Jack Sheppard 50: [lyrics] A little bit of Whitechapel – ‘What cheer, cull? Blow me tight!’.
[UK] ‘’Arry on Equality’ Punch 22 Feb. 85/2: Blow me tight / If I don’t rayther cotton to huxley.
[UK]Glasgow Herald 6 Dec. 9/4: He much too often reiterated the soldier’s oath ‘Blow me pink’.
[UK]B. Pain De Omnibus 53: ‘Why, blow me tight,’ yer says ter the gal be’ind the bar, civilly, ‘if I ain’t come art withart it!’.
[UK]Marvel III:53 2: Why, blow me pink, if that ain’t old Sol Zuker.
[UK]Hull Dly Mail 29 Mar. 3/2: It’s my ring. I had me name cut in it, blow me pink if I didn’t.
[UK]P. MacDonald Myst. Dead Police 6: ‘Blow me tight!’ said Sergeant Guilfoil. For things were certainly happening in Farnley [OED].
[UK]Wodehouse Jeeves in the Offing 79: Blow me tight if I didn’t behold Kipper alighting from his car at the front door.
[UK]Wodehouse Much Obliged, Jeeves 26: Blow me tight if the b.p. wasn’t Jeeves.