exclamation used variously to express surprise, wonder, enthusiasm, protest, etc.
Origin of gee whizeuphemistic alternative of Jesus
- naively enthusiastic
- causing surprise, wonder, etc.
Origin of gee-whizfrom gee whiz
Used to express mild surprise, amazement, or enthusiasm.
Marked by or inducing a sense of wide-eyed wonder or excitement, as in response to an amazing achievement: “The book seems a little too gee-whiz even for describing what everyone does admit is a revolution” ( Savvy )
(comparative more gee whiz, superlative most gee whiz)
- very good, impressive.
- These are gee-whiz photographs.
Alteration of Jesus.