used to express disappointment, annoyance, or surprise

Word History


perhaps altered from jeez

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheesh was in 1955

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“Sheesh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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