gee whiz


gee whiz
used as an exclamation to show surprise or other strong feelings

Gee whiz! Are we really going to go to go to Disneyland for our holiday?


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  • gee-whiz — ☆ gee whiz [jē′hwiz′, jē′wiz′ ] adj. [< GEE WHIZ] 1. naively enthusiastic 2. causing surprise, wonder, etc. interj. GEE WHIZ …   English World dictionary

  • gee-whiz — adj AmE informal very good, in a way that is impressive and exciting ▪ gee whiz graphics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • gee whiz — gee′ whiz′ interj. cvb inf gee II • Etymology: 1880–85, amer.; appar. euphemistic alter. of Jesus, with final syllable replaced by whiz …   From formal English to slang

  • gee-whiz — gee′ whiz′ adj. cvb inf arousing or designed to arouse wonder, admiration, or enthusiasm: gee whiz electronic gadgetry[/ex] • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z — is a 1956 Warner Bros. cartoon in the Looney Tunes series featuring Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner.PlotThe title card is shown as a billboard behind which Wile E. Coyote is hiding, ready to chase the Road Runner. He starts the chase, until he… …   Wikipedia

  • gee whiz — interjection AmE old fashioned used to show that you are surprised or annoyed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gee whiz — interjection AmE old fashioned used to show that you are surprised or annoyed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gee whiz — interjection AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED used for expressing a reaction such as surprise or admiration …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gee whiz — ☆ gee whiz interj. [euphemistic alt. of JESUS2] exclamation used variously to express surprise, wonder, enthusiasm, protest, etc …   English World dictionary

  • gee-whiz — (ˈ)jē¦(h)wiz adjective Etymology: gee whiz 1. : designed to arouse wonder or excitement or to amplify the merits or significance of something especially by the use of clever or sensational language gee whiz journalism 2. : marked by spectacular… …   Useful english dictionary