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whee

[hwee, wee] /ʰwi, wi/
interjection
1.
(used to express joy or delight).
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Maybe there is another type of blog whee you can do this.
  • whee-yell, excuse me for daring to express myself here.
British Dictionary definitions for whee

whee

/wiː/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of joy, thrill, etc
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Word Origin and History for whee

exclamation of exhilaration, 1920.

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Slang definitions & phrases for whee

what you see is what you get

sentence

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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