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geez

Definition of geez

  1. variant of jeez




Geez

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noun Ge·ez \gē-ˈez; ˈgē-(ˌ)ez, ˈgā-\

Definition of Geez

  1. :  a Semitic language formerly spoken in northern highland Ethiopia and still used as the liturgical language of the Christian church in Ethiopia



Origin of geez

Geez gəʽəz


First Known Use: 1790

Rhymes with geez


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