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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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Desmond Lennon, defending, said Gee had taken 20g of cocaine, plus his deceased brother's antipsychotic medication and sleeping tablets.
In Table 2, the regression coefficients and standard errors obtained from GEE and mixed model analysis applied to MAR, MCAR and complete data sets for the continuous result variable (linoleic acid) are almost same.
Gee is believed to have suffered 80% burns to her right arm and 50% to her torso.
FINALISTS: Champion Linda Gledhill (left) is pictured with ShirleyTattersall (centre) and runner-up Jean Gee
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And it has now emerged Gee also got work at another charity while Robertson was boss.
For her part, the GEE official highlighted efforts made by the governorate's local authority in overcoming difficulties, pinning hopes the project to be generalized in the rest of governorates.
Gee and Company's new joint venture partners commented: "We are hoping to undertake a number of similar projects in the future and we wouldn't hesitate to partner with Gee again thanks to their qualifications, experience and the reliability of their products.
IN response to the letter by Mr Gee of Throckley on May 28.
PORTLAND spies Harry Houghton and Ethel Gee emerged from nine years imprisonment and pleaded: "Leave us alone.
Mary-Cecile Gee began making fine artwork 20 years ago.
Immature James Gee, 16, was employed by his drugdealing uncle, Daniel Gee, to deliver heroin and cocaine around the streets of Liverpool.
Applying the methodology used by Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest in 2007 in a similar study that examined the alignment of LEAP and GEE science assessment standards with the 2009 NAEP, this study presents results for areas of full alignment, partial alignment, nonalignment, and areas where the LEAP and GEE assessment standards go beyond the NAEP standards.
Martin Gee, the designer laid off from the San Jose Mercury News last week who had previously created a much-linked photo display of layoff-related images from the paper, added another batch of photos to his online display since being ousted.