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Surprise or admiration. Also used as ‘golly gee’ or ‘go-o-o-lle-e-e’. A very casual statement for a variety of reactions to : shame, surprise, amazement or sadness. (Compare to Knee-slapper, Holy cow, Gosh darn or I’ll be hanged.)

“I’m sorry my words  hurt you, golly gee, I had no idea you were so sensitive.”

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