Adjective "gee" definition and examples

(Gee may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/dʒiː/

Definitions and examples

exclamation

A mild expression, typically of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy.
  1. 'I mean, gee, there were a lot of man-hours spent doing that gig, so the least I can say is, ‘Thank you very much.’'
  2. 'But I thought, gee whiz, I want to do things differently.'
  3. 'I know I'm really a television talker, but gee, twice in my lifetime, somebody's offered me a record situation and I grabbed it and I'm so happy I did.'
  4. 'He pauses, shakes his head, then boisterously proclaims, ‘Aw, gee whiz, I guess that means the hot dogs are on me, gang!’'
  5. 'All your friends are gift-shopping, party-hopping, trimming the tree and - gee!'
  6. 'You know, your wife may ask, gee, what kind of an example does it set when this happens and everybody in the publishing industry will wring their hands, but unfortunately I think it will happen.'
  7. 'It's time now I believe to move beyond the gee whiz stage.'
  8. 'I thought gee whiz, I guess I'm living on borrowed time!'
  9. 'The thrill, if any, comes from finding a video game - gee whiz!'
  10. 'And he finally said something along the lines of, you know, gee whiz, I won.'

noun

A thousand dollars.

    More definitions

    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.)

    More examples(as adjective)

    "technologies can be gee."

    Origin

    (gee)1930s: representing the initial letter of grand.