informal, chiefly North American
another way of saying gee1.
Characterized by or causing naive astonishment or wonder, in particular at new technology: this era of gee-whiz gadgetry
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- The drama can feel a little stodgy but it comes alive in the aerial sequences, with all their gee-whiz, jet-age wonder.
- The quirky humor has been abandoned in favor of futuristic imagery and gee-whiz exclamations about the wonders of cool technology.
- The soldiers remark with a sort of gee-whiz wonder that they will be war veterans when they go home, and debate about who they will tell that they didn't actually see combat, if that is what happens.
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