or yuck, yock, yok, yak
- a loud, hearty laugh.
- a joke evoking such a laugh.
- to laugh or joke: The audience really yukked it up at the movie.
Origin of yuk1
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Examples from the Web for yok
What are you standing there like a yok, dreaming in the air?Hungry Hearts
One is "yok," which means "there is not," and the other is "yesak," which means forbidden!The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
"Silliman yok (not), silliman yok," he used to say fiercely when he was beginning to repent and get ashamed of himself.By Desert Ways to Baghdad
Yok, I must explain, signifies "No" in its every variation, and is probably the most popular word in Turkish.
Here I caught sight of my two companions, and was able to fling them a few words through the "Yok, yok" of the sentries.
Word Origin and History for yok
slang, "gentile, non-Jew," pejorative, 1920, from Yiddish, a reversed and altered form of goy.
"laughter, something evoking laughs," 1964, imitative; see yuck (2).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper