whillikers

[ hwil-i-kerz, wil- ]
/ ˈʰwɪl ɪ kərz, ˈwɪl- /

interjection Informal.

(used as an intensive after gee or golly gee to express astonishment, delight, etc.)

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Also whil·li·kins [hwil-i-kinz, wil-]. /ˈʰwɪl ɪ kɪnz, ˈwɪl-/.

Origin of whillikers

Origin uncertain
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