less common spelling of jeez
—used as a mild oath or introductory expletive (as to express surprise)
Definition of Geez
: 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
First Known Use: 1790
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