AskDefine | Define gee

Dictionary Definition

gee n : a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated [syn: g, g-force]

Verb

1 turn to the right side; "the horse geed"
2 give a command to a horse to turn to the right side

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Same as geez

Pronunciation

Interjection

gee
  1. A general exclamation of surprise or frustration.
    Gee, I didn't know that!
    Gee this is fun!
  2. An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn right.

Translations

A general exclamation of surprise or pleasure
An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn right

See also

Usage notes

Gee, gosh and golly are generally considered somewhat dated or juvenile. They are often used for ironic effect, with the speaker putting on the persona of a freshly-scrubbed freckle-faced kid from days gone by (e.g. 1950 sitcom children, such as Beaver on Leave it to Beaver).

Verb

gee
  1. To turn right or to cause to turn right.
    This horse won't gee when I tell him to.
    You may need to walk up to the front of the pack and physically gee the lead dog.''

Noun

gee
  1. the letter G / g
  2. slang UK a thousand dollars
  3. the unit of acceleration equal to that exerted by gravity

Translations

the letter g
  • Finnish: gee
a thousand dollars
the unit of acceleration equal to that exerted by gravity
  • Finnish: gee

Afrikaans

Etymology

geven

Verb

  1. To give.

Finnish

Noun

  1. The letter G, g.

Extensive Definition

Gee may refer to:
In fiction:
  • Al Giardello (often called "Gee"), a fictional character on the television drama Homicide: Life on the Street
In songs:
Other:
People with the surname Gee:

See also

  • "Wendell Gee", a song by R.E.M
  • "Chris Gee Weaver", a student at Stillwater who is, however, pretty gee.
  • gee.cs.oswego.edu , Doug Lea's workstation and host machine of the JSR166R interest group website, and host machine of the fork/join that will be featured in Java 7.
  • "The Nympho is a Gee", a song by Gut (band)
  • "Gee" is also a frequently used nickname for the lead singer of My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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