from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The letter g.
  • interj. Used to command an animal pulling a load to turn to the right.
  • intransitive v. To turn to the right.
  • interj. Used as a mild expletive or exclamation, as of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy.
  • n. Slang A thousand dollars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The name of the Latin script letter G/g.
  • n. Abbreviation of grand; a thousand dollars.
  • n. Abbreviation of gravity; the unit of acceleration equal to that exerted by gravity at the earth's surface.
  • n. A guy.
  • interj. A general exclamation of surprise or frustration.
  • v. To turn right or to cause to turn right.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To agree; to harmonize.
  • intransitive v. To turn to the off side, or from the driver (i.e., in the United States, to the right side); -- said of cattle, or a team; used most frequently in the imperative, often with off, by drivers of oxen, in directing their teams, and opposed to haw, or hoi.
  • transitive v. To cause (a team) to turn to the off side, or from the driver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To agree; suit; fit.
  • Crooked; awry.
  • To move to one side; in particular, to move or turn to the off side, or from the driver—that is, to the right, the driver standing on the left or nigh side: used by teamsters, chiefly in the imperative, addressed to the animals they are driving: often with off.
  • To move; stir.
  • To cause to move or turn to the off side, or from the driver: as, to gee a team of oxen.
  • To move: as, ye′ re no able to gee it.
  • A dialectal form of give.
  • n. Stubbornness; pettishness.
  • n. An affront.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. turn to the right side
  • v. give a command to a horse to turn to the right side
  • n. a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated


Alteration of Jesus1.
From gee1, from the first letter of grand.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A shortening of Jesus, perhaps as in the oath by Jesus (Wiktionary)
Unknown (Wiktionary)
Pronunciation of the letter G. (Wiktionary)


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