Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express mild surprise, delight, dissatisfaction, or annoyance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The original native name for the ancient Ethiopic language or people. See Ethiopic.

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  • interjection euphemistic An exclamation denoting surprise or frustration.

Etymologies

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

[Shortening and alteration of Jesus.]

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A minced oath of the word Jesus.

Examples

  • Speaking of that, though, gonna be great to see him, we haven't hung out in ... geez, eight years, I think it is.

    April 4th, 2009

  • But, geez, is literature really doomed if we continue book-length stories?

    Are Books Just Too Darn Long?

  • But, geez, is literature really doomed if we continue book-length stories?

    January 2008

  • August 26, 2009 at 11: 46 PM geez, that is hugely funny

    PHIL HAMILTON RESPONDS TO CHARGES

  • In the process, I would hope that prospective students considering GMU for graduate school would look at JC's work and say to themselves --- "geez, that is really great stuff, I'd like to learn how to do that too."

    The Austrian Economists:

  • I said well geez which is worse, being a Yankee fan in Queens or being a Republican in NYC.

    Scripting News for 4/3/2006 « Scripting News Annex

  • They laughed at the funny parts and I heard "geez" at some parts.

    n i c e h e a r t

  • She says "geez" and "heck" (twice) ( "I believe that I'm a heck of a lot better off putting my life in God's hands, and saying hey, you know, guide me") and invokes God, as in "thank God I don't have time to follow [blogs]."

    Whatever It Is, I’m Against It

  • She says "geez" and "heck" (twice) ( "I believe that I'm a heck of a lot better off putting my life in God's hands, and saying hey, you know, guide me") and invokes God, as in "thank God I don't have time to follow [blogs]."

    Whatever It Is, I’m Against It

  • And geez, both the US and Israel have Lieberman problems!!

    When Forever Comes Crashing | ATTACKERMAN

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