jeez

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This word may also be spelled "geez."
jeez(
jiz
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express surprise or irritation)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. caray
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Jeez, that's the biggest birthday cake I've ever seen!¡Caray! ¡Ese es el pastel de cumpleaños más grande que he visto en mi vida!
b. por Dios
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Jeez! Tell me the truth already.¡Por Dios! Ya dime la verdad.
c. jo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The bank closes in five minutes and we're 20 minutes away. - Jeez, you're right. I don't think we'll make it.El banco cierra en cinco minutos y estamos a 20 minutos de ahí. - Jo, tienes razón. No creo que lleguemos.
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jeez
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. ¡caray!
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
Jeez [dʒiːz]
interjection
¡Santo Dios!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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