\ ˈjē How to pronounce gee (audio) \

Definition of gee

 (Entry 1 of 3)

used as an introductory expletive or to express surprise or enthusiasm



Definition of gee (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : the letter g
2 [grand] slang : a thousand dollars



Definition of gee (Entry 3 of 3)

imperative verb

used as a direction to turn to the right or move ahead — compare haw entry 5

intransitive verb

geed;geeing : to turn to the right side

Examples of gee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Interjection Well, gee, susceptible to injury, shouldn’t that have entered into some decision in the past?’ And the answer to that would be yes, in all probability. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, "Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes Has Yet Another Injury Setback," 10 June 2018 Well, gee, here's a variety -- here's a different perspective. Fox News, "Comedian Michelle Wolf causes uproar with controversial jokes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of gee


1884, in the meaning defined above


1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1


1628, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for gee


euphemism for Jesus


origin unknown

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“Gee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gee. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of gee

chiefly US used especially to show surprise, enthusiasm, or disappointment
\ ˈjē How to pronounce gee (audio) \

Kids Definition of gee

used to show surprise, enthusiasm, or disappointment Gee, what fun!Gee, that's bad news.

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