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[sheesh] /ʃiʃ/
(used to express exasperation).
Origin of sheesh
euphemistic shortening or alteration of Jesus or shit Unabridged
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Examples from the web for sheesh
  • If you're making rookie mistakes with filenames your computers probably have missed a lot of patches sheesh.
  • sheesh, please pardon the typos in my last two posts.
  • sheesh, this must be awkward for the guy's colleagues or graduate students.
  • sheesh, no wonder so many of you are tired prematurely.
  • Judge each comment with a bias against it, or don't judge at all sheesh.
  • sheesh, your ignorance is only matched by your arrogance.
British Dictionary definitions for sheesh


(informal) an exclamation of surprise or annoyance
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Slang definitions & phrases for sheesh



A college or university diploma

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

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

[1970s+; a euphemism for shit]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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