How to Pronounce jeez?

Correct pronunciation for the word "jeez" is [d͡ʒˈiːz], [d‍ʒˈiːz], [dʒ_ˈiː_z].

"Jeez" in context

Jeez is an interjection often used as an expression of surprise, disbelief, frustration, excitement, or annoyance. It is similar to the phrase "Jesus!" but lacks the religious connotations. This term may also be used to express exasperation and indicate a lack of tolerance for a particular situation. Traditionally, jeez was used as a shorter-and less blasphemous-way to express when one is shocked or perturbed. It has become increasingly popular in more casual conversations, as well. This term has been around since at least the 1940s, although the exact origin is unknown.

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