Complete Definition of "gee"

English

Etymology
Same as geez

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iË|-iË

Interjection
Category:English interjections
gee

  1. A general exclamation of surprise or frustration.

#: Gee, I didn't know that!
#: Gee this is fun!

  1. An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn right.

Translations
trans-top|A general exclamation of surprise or pleasure
Finnish: jukra, hitsi, voi hurja
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trans-top|An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn right
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Related terms
gee whiz (1)
gee haw whimmy diddle
gee willickers

See also
geeze (1)
gosh (1)
golly (1)
haw (2)

Usage notes
Gee, gosh and golly are generally considered somewhat dated or juvenile. They are often used for ironic effect, with the speaker putting on the persona of a freshly-scrubbed freckle-faced kid from days gone by (e.g. 1950 sitcom children, such as Beaver on ''w:Leave it to Beaver|Leave it to Beaver).

Verb
gee

  1. To turn right or to cause to turn right.

#: This horse won't gee when I tell him to.
#: You may need to walk up to the front of the pack and physically gee the lead dog.

Noun
wikipedia
gee

  1. the letter G / g

#slang|UK a thousand dollars
#physics the unit of acceleration equal to that exerted by gravity

Translations
trans-top|the letter g
Finnish: t-|fi|gee
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trans-top|a thousand dollars
Finnish: tuhat dollaria
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trans-top|the unit of acceleration equal to that exerted by gravity
Finnish: t-|fi|gee
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Afrikaans

Etymology
Dutch geven

Verb
gee

  1. give

Category:Afrikaans verbs

bg:gee
es:gee
fa:gee
fr:gee
te:gee
vi:gee
zh:gee

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