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sheesh

[sheesh] /ʃiʃ/
interjection
1.
(used to express exasperation).
Origin of sheesh
euphemistic shortening or alteration of Jesus or shit
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British Dictionary definitions for sheesh

sheesh

/ʃiːʃ/
interjection
1.
(informal) an exclamation of surprise or annoyance
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Slang definitions & phrases for sheesh

sheepskin

noun

A college or university diploma

[1804+; fr the fact that diplomas were once made of sheepskin]

sheesh 1

interjection

An exclamation of disgust, frustration, etc: Sheesh! I mean, really! You know?

[1970s+; a euphemism for shit]

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