gee

4
[jee]
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Origin of gee

4
1925–30; spelling of German, abbreviation for grand (a thousand dollars)

gee

5
[jee]
noun
  1. a radio navigational system by which a fix can be obtained by comparing the pulse repetition rates of high-frequency ground waves from two separate stations.

Origin of gee

5
First recorded in 1940–45; orig. abbreviation for ground electronics engineering
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British Dictionary definitions for gee's

gee

1
interjection
  1. Also: gee up! an exclamation, as to a horse or draught animal, to encourage it to turn to the right, go on, or go faster
verb gees, geeing or geed
  1. (usually foll by up) to move (an animal, esp a horse) ahead; urge on
  2. (foll by up) to encourage (someone) to greater effort or activity
noun
  1. slang See gee-gee

Word Origin for gee

C17: origin uncertain

gee

2
interjection
  1. US and Canadian informal a mild exclamation of surprise, admiration, etcAlso: gee whizz

Word Origin for gee

C20: euphemism for Jesus

Gee

noun
  1. Maurice. born 1931, New Zealand writer, noted for his trilogy of novels Plumb (1978), Meg (1981), and Sole Survivior (1983)
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Word Origin and History for gee's

gee

exclamation of surprise, 1895, probably euphemistic for Jesus. Form gee whiz is attested from 1871; gee whillikens (1851) seems to be the oldest form.

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