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Used to express surprise or annoyance.

[Alteration of Jesus.]



(used as a mild expression of surprise, disappointment, astonishment, etc.)
[1920–25, Amer.; euphemism for Jesus]


[dʒiːz] EXCL¡Santo Dios!
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There was a guy named Joey (a chronic complainer) who was wailing about eating the "same damn stuff." I kinda lost it and said, "Jeeze, man, will you please stop your damn incessant complaining?
This was gonna happen eventually Jeeze! (
I asked them what they planned to do when they got out, and they'd say, "Get a job." I thought: "Jeeze, that's a neat trick.
("Think of him as the Israeli government's tweeter.") Well jeeze, I mean Jews do run the Internet, this shouldn't be that difficult?
"Jeeze, this is actually Thai yellow curry - and these chaps are passing it off as Italian fare," she complained after she was through with her repast.
"He went 'Jeeze I'm so sorry' and paid for a huge party for me and the others by way of apology."
Okay, it's kind of interesting as strategic self-imaging, but jeeze, give it a rest Hitch!