There are 3 definitions of gee in English:

gee1

Syllabification: gee
(also gee-whiz /ˈjē ˈ(h)wiz/)

exclamation

informal , chiefly North American
  • A mild expression, typically of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy: Gee, Linda looks great at fifty!
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    • The thrill, if any, comes from finding a video game - gee whiz!
    • But gee whiz, folks - we do indeed live in the best of times.
    • And he finally said something along the lines of, you know, gee whiz, I won.

Origin

mid 19th century: perhaps an abbreviation of Jesus.

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There are 3 definitions of gee in English:

gee2

Syllabification: gee

exclamation

(gee up)
  • A command to a horse to go faster.
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    • The goalkeeping union are a tight bunch and he hid his personal agony to gee up his nervous replacement.

verb (gees, geeing, geed)

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  • 1Command (a horse) to go faster.
  • 1.1Encourage (someone) to work more quickly: I was running around geeing people up
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    • That's the hardest part of this whole job: walking into the changing-room at the final whistle and trying to gee up the boys.
    • ‘The girls gold gave me a big gee up after last night and Ï am happy to swim that fast and I only want to try and go faster tonight,’ she said.
    • He has taken to singing a song of his own composition at the end of his speeches, in order to gee up the troops, so to speak.

Origin

early 17th century: of unknown origin.

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gee3

Syllabification: gee

noun

US informal
  • A thousand dollars: we paid five gees

Origin

1930s: representing the initial letter of grand.

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