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gee–whiz

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adjective \ˈjē-ˌhwiz, -ˌwiz\

Simple Definition of gee–whiz

  • : very impressive or amazing

  • : showing or feeling excitement and wonder

Full Definition of gee–whiz

  1. 1 :  designed to arouse wonder or excitement or to amplify the merits or significance of something especially by the use of clever or sensational language <play-by-play specialists who wallow in gee–whiz banality — Jack Gould>

  2. 2 :  marked by spectacular or astonishing qualities or achievement <gee–whiz technology>

  3. 3 :  characterized by wide-eyed enthusiasm, excitement, and wonder

1934

First Known Use of gee–whiz

1934

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