Something with the shape of the letter V. Found in compounds such as vee-necked.
(cricket) The arc of the field, forward of the batsman, from cover to midwicket, in which drives are played
- Migrating geese fly in a vee.
A shortening of (Jesus), perhaps as in the oath (by Jesus)
A general exclamation of surprise or frustration.
- Gee , I didn't know that!
- Gee , this is swell fun!
Gee'' is generally considered somewhat dated or juvenile. It is 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 ).
* (exclamation of surprise) geez, gosh, golly
* gee whiz
* gee whillikers, gee willikers, gee willickers
(often as imperative to a draft animal) To turn in a direction away from the driver, typically to the 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.
(UK, dialect, obsolete) To agree; to harmonize.
- Mush, huskies. Now, gee'''! ' Gee !
* gee haw whimmy diddle
A gee-gee; a horse.
* 1879 , , Act I:
*:You'll say a better Major-General has never sat a gee .
Pronunciation of the letter (G).
(slang) ; a thousand dollars.
- One branch of English society drops its initial aitches, and another branch ignores its terminal gees .
(physics) ; the unit of acceleration equal to that exerted by gravity at the earth's surface.
- ten gees
, year = 1949
, month = July
, first = Margaret
, last = St. Clair
, authorlink = Margaret St. Clair
, title = Sacred Martian Pig
, magazine = Startling Stories
, page = 92
, passage = I've more muscle than you, and I'm used to greater gee
, being from earth.
, year = 1987
, first = Tom
, last = Clancy
, authorlink = Tom Clancy
, title = Patriot Games
, page = 449
, passage = So if you fire the Phoenix inside that radius, he just can't evade it. The missile can pull more gees
than any pilot can.
(US, slang) A guy.
* 1939 , (Raymond Chandler), The Big Sleep , Penguin 2011, p. 197:
- Just off the highway there's a small garage and paint-shop run by a gee named Art Huck.
(Ireland, slang) (vagina), (vulva)
* 1987 , (Roddy Doyle), (The Commitments) , King Farouk, Dublin:
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English p. 850, Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor. Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0-415-25937-1.
* 1991 , (Roddy Doyle), , p. 65. Secker & Warburg (ISBN: 0-436-20052-X):
- The brassers, yeh know wha' I mean. The gee . Is tha' why?
* 1992 , (Samuel Beckett), (Dream of Fair to Middling Women) , p. 71. John Calder (ISBN: 978-0714542133):
- But he'd had to keep feeling them up and down from her knees up to her gee after she'd said that....
* 1995 , (w, Joseph O'Connor), (Red Roses and Petrol) , p. 7. Methuen (ISBN: 978-0413699909):
- Lily Neary has a lovely gee and her pore Paddy got his B.A. and by the holy fly I wouldn't recommend you to ask me what class of a tree they were under when he put his hand on her and enjoyed that.
- And I thought, gee is certainly something that gobshite knows all about.