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[hwee, wee] /ʰwi, wi/
(used to express joy or delight).
Origin of whee
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • May be a drought–no; must be the dry season– whee, these things are hot!

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet
British Dictionary definitions for whee


an exclamation of joy, thrill, etc
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Word Origin and History for whee

exclamation of exhilaration, 1920.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for whee

what you see is what you get


The situation, thing, person, etc, is precisely as it appears to be; no trickery, decoration, glowing promises, etc, are involved here

[1980s+; probably fr the supposed statement of a salesperson both assuring and warning a customer about the wares]

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