(also gee-whiz /ˈjē ˈ(h)wiz/)
exclamacióninformal, chiefly North American
A mild expression, typically of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy: Gee, Linda looks great at fifty!
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- 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.
Mid 19th century: perhaps an abbreviation of Jesus.
Palabras que riman con geeabsentee, açai, addressee, adoptee, agree, allottee, amputee, appellee, appointee, appraisee, après-ski, assignee, asylee, attendee, bailee, bain-marie, Bangui, bargee, bawbee, be, Bea, bee, bootee, bouquet garni, bourgeoisie, Brie, BSc, buckshee, Capri, cc, chimpanzee, cohabitee, conferee, consignee, consultee, Cree, debauchee, decree, dedicatee, Dee, degree, deportee, dernier cri, detainee, devisee, devotee, divorcee, draftee, dree, Dundee, dungaree, eau-de-vie, emcee, employee, endorsee, en famille, ennui, enrollee, escapee, esprit, evacuee, examinee, expellee, fee, fiddle-de-dee, flea, flee, fleur-de-lis, foresee, franchisee, free, fusee (US fuzee), Gardaí, garnishee, ghee, glee, goatee, grandee, Grand Prix, grantee, Guarani, guarantee, he, HMRC, indictee, inductee, internee, interviewee, invitee, jamboree, Jaycee, jeu d'esprit, key, knee, Lea, lee, legatee, Leigh, lessee, Ley, licensee, loanee, lychee, manatee, Manichee, maquis, Marie, marquee, me, Midi, mortgagee, MSc, nominee, obligee, Otomi, parolee, Parsee, parti pris, patentee, Pawnee, payee, pea, pee, permittee, plc, plea, pledgee, pollee, presentee, promisee, quay, ratatouille, referee, refugee, releasee, repartee, retiree, returnee, rupee, scot-free, scree, sea, secondee, see, settee, Shanxi, Shawnee, shchi, she, shea, si, sirree, ski, spree, standee, suttee, tant pis, tea, tee, tee-hee, Tennessee, testee, the, thee, three, thuggee, Tiree, Torquay, trainee, Tralee, transferee, tree, Trincomalee, trustee, tutee, twee, Twi, undersea, vestee, vis-à-vis, wagon-lit, Waikiki, warrantee, we, wee, whee, whoopee, ye, yippee, Zuider Zee
A command to a horse to go faster.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- The goalkeeping union are a tight bunch and he hid his personal agony to gee up his nervous replacement.
verbo (gees, geeing, geed)[with object]
1Command (a horse) to go faster.
1.1Encourage (someone) to work more quickly: I was running around geeing people up
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- 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.
Early 17th century: of unknown origin.
1930s: representing the initial letter of grand.
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