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gee1

[jee] /dʒi/
interjection
1.
(used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal directing it to turn to the right.)
verb (used without object), geed, geeing.
2.
to turn to the right.
verb (used with object), geed, geeing.
3.
to turn (something) to the right.
4.
to evade.
Compare haw3 .
Verb phrases
5.
gee up, (used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal directing it to go faster.)
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; origin uncertain

gee2

[jee] /dʒi/
interjection, Informal.
1.
(used to express surprise, disappointment, enthusiasm, or simple emphasis):
Gee, that's great! Gee, I can't remember the book's title.
Origin
1890-95, Americanism; euphemism for Jesus

gee3

[jee] /dʒi/
verb (used without object), geed, geeing. Informal.
1.
to agree; get along.
Origin
1690-1700; origin uncertain

gee4

[jee] /dʒi/
noun, Slang.
1.
a sum of one thousand dollars:
a fancy car costing twenty-five gees.
Compare G
Origin
1925-30; spelling of German, abbreviation for grand (a thousand dollars)

gee5

[jee] /dʒi/
noun
1.
a radio navigational system by which a fix can be obtained by comparing the pulse repetition rates of high-frequency ground waves from two separate stations.
Origin
1940-45; orig. abbreviation for ground electronics engineering
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British Dictionary definitions for gee

gee1

/dʒiː/
interjection
1.
Also gee up!. an exclamation, as to a horse or draught animal, to encourage it to turn to the right, go on, or go faster
verb gees, geeing, geed
2.
(usually foll by up) to move (an animal, esp a horse) ahead; urge on
3.
(foll by up) to encourage (someone) to greater effort or activity
noun
4.
(slang) See gee-gee
Word Origin
C17: origin uncertain

gee2

/dʒiː/
interjection
1.
(US & Canadian, informal) a mild exclamation of surprise, admiration, etc Also gee whizz
Word Origin
C20: euphemism for Jesus

Gee

/dʒiː/
noun
1.
Maurice. born 1931, New Zealand writer, noted for his trilogy of novels Plumb (1978), Meg (1981), and Sole Survivior (1983)
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Word Origin and History for gee

exclamation of surprise, 1895, probably euphemistic for Jesus. Form gee whiz is attested from 1871; gee whillikens (1851) seems to be the oldest form.

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Slang definitions & phrases for gee

gee 1

noun

A fellow; man; guy: He was the mayor, and he was one smart gee

Related Terms

wrong gee

[1907+; abbreviation of guy]


gee 2

noun

A gallon of liquor

[1940s+ Hoboes; abbreviation of gallon]


gee 3

noun
  1. A thousand dollars; grand (1928+)
  2. Money (1940s+)

[abbreviation of grand]


gee 4

interjection

An exclamation of surprise, pleasure, sheepishness, etc; gee whiz

[1895+; a euphemism for Jesus]


gee 5

adjective

Disgusting; rebarbative; gross

[1970s+ Teenagers; abbreviation of gross]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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