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gee up

In both usages, "gee" is pronounced "jee."
1. dated To move onward or go faster. Used exclusively as an interjection, especially directed toward a horse. As the cowboys began mounting their horses, each one cried out, "Gee up!"
2. To encourage, excite, or provoke (someone) to perform at a higher level or achieve greater results. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "gee" and "up." Part of your job as a manager is geeing up your team to turn in the best results possible. If they're failing, it means you're failing. The coach tried to gee us up with an inspirational speech during halftime.
See also: gee, up

gee whiz

1. 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?
2. adjective Especially enthusiastic or impressed; youthfully or naïvely optimistic or exuberant. Often hyphenated. 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.
3. adjective Showily or gaudily impressive; amazing or astounding. Often hyphenated. The film boasts a lot of gee-whiz effects but doesn't offer much else in the way of plot or character development.
See also: gee, whiz

gewgaw

A trinket, knick-knack, or bauble, typically one that is small and ornamental. I hope Aunt Louise doesn't give me another gewgaw for my birthday—I already have a shelf full of them!

grand

slang A thousand dollars. I heard he spent nearly four grand on that huge new TV. She got caught with 60 grand worth of cocaine in her trunk.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.

gewgaw

verb
See geegaw

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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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