used to express disappointment, annoyance, or surprise

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheesh. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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