geez

interjection \ˈjēz\

variant of

  1. —used as a mild oath or introductory expletive (as to express surprise)


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 and Etymology of geez

Geez gəʽəz


First Known Use: 1790


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