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gee whiz

1. modifier (hyphenated and used before a noun) Especially enthusiastic or impressed; youthfully or naïvely optimistic or exuberant. The film is sure to provoke some gee-whiz reactions from even the most cynical of spectators. A lot of people come into politics with some gee-whiz notions of changing the world.
2. modifier (hyphenated and used before a noun) Showily or gaudily impressive; amazing or astounding. The film boasts a lot of gee-whiz effects but doesn't offer much else in the way of plot or character development.
3. interjection An exclamation of any strong emotion, such as surprise, dismay, enthusiasm, exasperation, etc. Aw, gee whiz, Mom! Can't I stay out and play for one more hour? Gee whiz guys, wasn't that show great?
See also: gee, whiz

gee whiz

An expression of surprise, dismay, or enthusiasm. For example, Gee whiz, Dad, I thought you'd let me borrow the car, or Gee whiz, they finally won the Series! This term is thought to be a euphemism for "Jesus Christ." [Slang; 1870s]
See also: gee, whiz

gee

(dʒi)
1. n. a portion of liquor, a gallon or a single drink. You want another gee of this booze?
2. exclam. Wow! (An abbreviation of Jesus!, although not always recognized as such. Usually Gee!) Golly gee, do I have to?
3. mod. gross; disgusting. (The initial letter of gross.) Tiffany is acting way gee lately.
4. Go to grand.

grand

and G and gee and large
n. one thousand dollars. That car probably cost about twenty grand. You owe me three gees! He won three large on the slots!

gee

verb
See grand
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Gee also said that while the total number of individual donations decreased by 5.