Definition of squee in English:

squee

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Pronunciation: /skwiː
 
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informal

exclamation

Used to express great delight or excitement: Got a photo with him and he signed my book. Squee!
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  • Squee! Check out this kitty!
  • FYI - I'll be in Dublin, Ireland (squee!) between Jan 25 and 31, so I'll be offline.
  • Squee! Received very nice email from a favorite author!

verb (squees, squeeing, squeed)

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Squeal in delight or excitement: I squeed like a 14-year-old fangirl when I found out
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  • Discovering this festival actually made me squee in delight.
  • Videos of celebrities on Sesame Street never cease to make me squee.
  • We squeed in delight, because it's the show that we always dreamed about when we watched TV back in 2005.

noun

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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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  • I can keep my girlish squees to a minimum.
  • Everyone loved his first episode for Doctor Who and when word leaked he was writing another one, the squees pretty much deafened me.
  • 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.

Origin

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

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