gee–whiz

play
adjective \ˈjē-ˌhwiz, -ˌwiz\

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

Origin and Etymology of gee–whiz

derivative of gee whiz


GEE–WHIZ Defined for English Language Learners

gee-whiz

play
adjective

Definition of gee–whiz for English Language Learners

  • : very impressive or amazing

  • : showing or feeling excitement and wonder

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