whee

[ hwee, wee ]
/ ʰwi, wi /
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interjection

(used to express joy or delight).

Nearby words

  1. wheaton,
  2. wheatstone,
  3. wheatstone bridge,
  4. wheatstone, sir charles,
  5. wheatworm,
  6. wheedle,
  7. wheel,
  8. wheel and axle,
  9. wheel and deal,
  10. wheel animalcule

Origin of whee

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Examples from the Web for whee

  • May be a drought–no; must be the dry season– Whee, these things are hot!

    Into the Primitive|Robert Ames Bennet


British Dictionary definitions for whee

whee

/ (wiː) /

interjection

an exclamation of joy, thrill, etc
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Word Origin and History for whee

whee

exclamation of exhilaration, 1920.

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