gee whiz


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gee whiz

interj.
Used to express mild surprise, amazement, or enthusiasm.
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gee′ whiz′


interj.
[1880–85, Amer.; appar. euphemistic alter. of Jesus, with final syllable replaced by whiz]

gee′-whiz′



adj.
arousing or designed to arouse wonder, admiration, or enthusiasm: gee-whiz electronic gadgetry.
[1930–35]
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References in classic literature ?
"Gee whiz!" said the other, who had been watching him in wonder.
What will become of Gee Whiz if/when her brother goes to Vietnam?
Even so, the D2's capabilities, Garmin's rigorous engineering and solid build quality, and yes, the "gee whiz" factor will make the D2 a must-have gadget for some pilots.
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GEE whiz! The Welsh Assembly Government is gonna save us all a few bucks by moving out of its plush offices in New York's Chrysler building to somewhere a little cheaper round the corner.
Label converters no longer walk into the exhibit areas of digital press manufacturers at trade shows and say "Gee whiz." After 15 years of exposure they know what it looks like, they know what it can do and they know how much it costs.
"But now I sort of got to the point where gee whiz if I don't say yes soon, they'll probably stop asking so I might as well get it done."
You bet I'm happy: Winner Aggie jumps for joy after her pick raced home yesterday; Nagging doubt: At start; Neigh-l biter: They're off; Heart races: Near finish; Gee gee whiz: After win; Happy punter: With jockey Walsh