Definition of squee in English:

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Pronunciation: /skwē/


Used to express great delight or excitement: Got a photo with him and he signed my book. Squee!
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  • He's showing up next week; squee!
  • So now we've got that out of the way: Squee!
  • I was excited as anything to see Dragon's comment above - squee!

verb (squees, squeeing, squeed)

[no object]
Squeal in delight or excitement: I squeed like a 14-year-old fangirl when I found out
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  • Not an easy feat but one rewarded with much happy squeeing!
  • The sister just ran into my room, clapped me on the face, and ran out again squeeing.
  • Much to my own surprise I actually squeed a little and then got all excited.


A cry of delight or excitement: if they hadn’t been in a meeting she would have let out a squee of delight
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  • There we were waiting for the 45-minute gig - insert squee here - when they broke the bad news to us: Barrowman was going to do the questioning.
  • The Making of Mama Mia is a three-part featurette including an interview with head Abba lyricist Bjorn Ulvaeus (cue Mindy squee).
  • I had a giant squee reaction to both of my countries of citizenship getting something right in the same week.


1990s: probably representing a pronunciation of a shortening of squeal.

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Syllabification: squee

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