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sheesh

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Pronunciation: /ʃiːʃ
 
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Definition of sheesh in English:

exclamation

Used to express disbelief or exasperation.
Example sentences
  • Sure, it's got snappy puns and dialogue but sheesh!
  • No sign of it getting any colder yet though… sheesh!
  • And to think this is just my thirty-first Christmas, sheesh!

Origin

1950s: probably an alteration of jeez.

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