gee


gee
gee1
/jee/, interj., v., geed, geeing.
1. (used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal directing it to turn to the right.)
2. gee up, (used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal directing it to go faster.)
v.i.
3. to turn to the right.
v.t.
4. to turn (something) to the right.
5. to evade. Cf. haw3.
[1620-30; orig. uncert.]
gee2
/jee/, interj. Informal.
(used to express surprise, disappointment, enthusiasm, or simple emphasis): Gee, that's great! Gee, I can't remember the book's title.
[1890-95, Amer.; euphemism for JESUS]
gee3
/jee/, v.i., geed, geeing. Informal.
to agree; get along.
[1690-1700; orig. uncert.]
gee4
/jee/, n. Slang.
a sum of one thousand dollars: a fancy car costing twenty-five gees. Cf. G.
[1925-30; sp. of G, abbr. for GRAND (a thousand dollars)]
gee5
/jee/, n.
a radio navigational system by which a fix can be obtained by comparing the pulse repetition rates of high-frequency ground waves from two separate stations.
[1940-45; orig. abbr. for ground electronics engineering]

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