- interj. informalUsed as an exclamation to show surprise or other strong feeling. Rare in written English.
Gee whiz! I am late again.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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