gee

1
[jee]
verb (used without object), geed, gee·ing.
  1. to turn to the right.
verb (used with object), geed, gee·ing.
  1. to turn (something) to the right.
  2. to evade.Compare haw3
Verb Phrases
  1. gee up, (used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal directing it to go faster.)

Origin of gee

1
First recorded in 1620–30; origin uncertain

gee

3
[jee]
verb (used without object), geed, gee·ing. Informal.
  1. to agree; get along.

Origin of gee

3
First recorded in 1690–1700; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for geed

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 geed

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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