American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Marked by or inducing a sense of wide-eyed wonder or excitement, as in response to an amazing achievement: "The book seems a little too gee-whiz even for describing what everyone does admit is a revolution” ( Savvy).
“I predict kids will enjoy Let's Rock Elmo because of the fun factor, not because of any gee-whiz tech.”
“Any subject — or book — that requires time and effort to master, particularly if not filled with action or gee-whiz amazing facts, is termed “boring.””
“The new book is not just a typical gee-whiz recitation of recent developments but a profound proposal for the nature of reality that turns on its head the conventional view of how physics operates.”
“His American, gee-whiz newspaper prose, delivered in 60 short chapters, each on a ball and its game, is perfect for this kind of simple, enthusiastic history.”
“Meanwhile quality reporting from the MSM involves pundits and ‘experts’ shouting at each other for ten minutes while the host (sometimes playing ‘expert’) uses some gee-whiz gadget to display completely irrelevant, confusing and/or misleading (at best) visuals.”
“Once he gets over the gee-whiz factor of the technique, the actual task is deathly boring, and it can be hard to maintain focus.”
“I can't tell you why they haven't caught him with all their gee-whiz toys," he said.”
“Brady Corbet to follow her around, awaiting her delivery of a tag line for a photo that looks like a post-bomb-blast runway, contorted model corpses strewn about; her parents' toast turns into the airing of dirty laundry, and Michael, her gee-whiz groom-boy can barely muster the "luckiest man on earth" line that”
“I find myself taken with the gee-whiz interfaces like this only to lose interest after a few days This one looks a lot better than most.”
“I have no idea how Green Lantern purists will react, but the film as it is remains a weird combination of gee-whiz kid-friendly superhero antics and truly disturbing horror elements.”
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