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Used to express disbelief or exasperation.‘Sheesh! What fun is it to mock people when they don't even get it?’
- ‘Sure, it's got snappy puns and dialogue but sheesh!’
- ‘Even so, it's no excuse for that terrible ending of his… sheesh!’
- ‘I can't believe this place has its own movie theater, sheesh!’
- ‘Good to know I've been paying attention, sheesh.’
- ‘I turned around, ready to confront the master of that voice. I mean, sheesh, did she have to come to the express line?’
- ‘No sign of it getting any colder yet though… sheesh!’
- ‘So I went to the library and read the article, and sheesh.’
- ‘Fortunately it only appears at the beginning and end, but sheesh, don't people know that voice-overs are the classic What Not to Do of adapting novels to the screen?’
- ‘I counted about 9 people leaving the theater at that point… sheesh.’
- ‘I support that fight, of course, and sympathize, but, sheesh, come on now.’
- ‘Most of this I've written down to get my own thoughts in order before I start draughting letters to the media, but first I have a couple of weeks of university to catch up on… sheesh.’
- ‘He's talking to Dawson (also fully clothed - sheesh - you guys have dirty minds), who is at the other end of the bed.’
- ‘I tell you, the stuff they're getting away with in movies nowadays - sheesh!’
- ‘… I didn't do that… sheesh… I'm far too dignified to do that kinda stuff!’
- ‘I mean sheesh, give me time for a shower at least, yes?’
- ‘Observers feel either she's had him or she wanted to have him - and sheesh, haven't we all in our more sensible moments?’
- ‘I know the President has to play to his constituencies, but sheesh?’
- ‘And to think this is just my thirty-first Christmas, sheesh!’
- ‘I mean, sheesh, get back to work, Frankie.’
- ‘Hopefully I'll stay with a friend in Milan for a few days, and with another dude in London for a while, but sheesh!’
1950s: probably an alteration of jeez.
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