\ ˈwi-shə How to pronounce wisha (audio) \

Definition of wisha

chiefly Irish
used as an intensive or to express surprise

First Known Use of wisha

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wisha

Irish mhuise, muise, probably alteration of Muire Mary (Jesus' mother)

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The first known use of wisha was in 1826

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“Wisha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wisha. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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