geez

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See also: Ge'ez and Geez

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A minced oath from the word Jesus.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒiːz/
  • (file)

Rhymes: -iːz

Interjection[edit]

geez

  1. (euphemistic) An exclamation denoting surprise or frustration.
    Geez, that was one hell of a week.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of geezer.

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Noun[edit]

geez

  1. (Britain, slang) Informal address to a male.
    Hi geez, you alright?
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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

geez

  1. instrumental plural of ge