When you are annoyed because your friend is late for the 10th time in a row, this is an example of when you might shout "Geez!"
Origin of geezShortening and alteration of Jesus.
- (euphemistic) An exclamation denoting surprise or frustration.
- (UK, slang) Informal address to a male; abbreviation of geezer
- Hi geez, you alright?
A minced oath of the word Jesus.