Definitions

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

  • interj. Used to express mild annoyance, surprise, or disgust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. An expression of exasperation.

Etymologies

Alteration of Jesus1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A euphemism for Jesus. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • i hope they change the music … cant stand opera. looking great though, but hopefully they dont pull a valve and delay again sheesh - _ -

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The Super Smash Bros. Brawl Intro Movie

  • I mean sheesh, which is worse being scorned but respected (Bush) or being laughed at and taken as a joke (BO).

    Indian prime minister arrives at White House

  • The author, David Grann, is a New Yorker writer, which I suspect gives him great pull, but sheesh, that is the nonfiction big think bestseller crowd coming out in force.

    Some books I am reading at the moment

  • You GET MORE AGRESSIVE in a downturn, sheesh, that is

    The Mac Observer

  • The Massachusetts Democrat noted that a meeting on Capitol Hill on Thursday will be interrupted for a "photo op" at the White House with congressional Democrats and Republicans as well as Bush. sheesh aka Puck Mule Palin (20: 39: 33):

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  • And that's even scarier. sheesh aka Puck Mule Palin (20: 08: 47):

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  • And I would rather have something of Her Nothingness rather than nothing of Her Nothingness. sheesh aka Puck Mule Palin (18: 58: 48): reality check. you are forgetting that at least 45\% of the people in this country are not rational thinkers. they want to be fed their opinions. they want to be told

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  • They will have her wired and feed her any information she needs while she delivers a boilerplate beginning and then finishes with some relevant information from the feed. sheesh aka Puck Mule Palin (18: 52: 18):

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  • It just snuck into blog language for me along with "sheesh".

    Anyhoo!

  • My grandmother used "sheesh" and "foof" as smurf-style all-purpose replacement words which could be used as any part of speech.

    The Spark of Yahoo!

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