Calque of Yiddish גיי װייס (gey veys).
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɡoʊ ˈfɪɡjɚ/
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- (idiomatic) Expresses perplexity, puzzlement, or surprise (as if telling somebody to try to make sense of the situation).
- The car wouldn't start yesterday no matter what I did, but today it works just fine. Go figure.
expression of perplexity or surprise