[hwee, wee]


(used to express joy or delight).

Origin of whee

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Historical Examples of 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



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

exclamation of exhilaration, 1920.

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