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[yuhk] /yʌk/
noun, verb (used with or without object), Slang.
1.
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yuk1

or yuck, yock, yok, yak

[yuhk] /yʌk/ Slang.
noun
1.
a loud, hearty laugh.
2.
a joke evoking such a laugh.
verb (used with or without object), yukked, yukking.
3.
to laugh or joke:
The audience really yukked it up at the movie.
Origin of yuk1
imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for yucking

yuck

/jʌk/
interjection
1.
(slang) an exclamation indicating contempt, dislike, or disgust
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for yucking

yuk

"laughter, something evoking laughs," 1964, imitative; see yuck (2).

yuck

exclamation of disgust, 1966, origin perhaps echoic (cf. Newfoundland slang yuck "to vomit," 1963).

"laugh," 1938, yock, probably imitative.

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Slang definitions & phrases for yucking

yuck

interjection

An exclamation of disgust: ''Those women on the PBS specials seem to love it.'' ''Yuck,'' Connie mugged (1969+)

noun

A disgusting substance, person, or thing; someone or something nasty: precipitation in the form of rain, snow, and assorted other atmospheric yuck/ clean all the yecch out of her system/ Mario is an intellectually dishonest person. He's just yecch (1943+)

Related Terms

yak

[perhaps echoic of gagging or vomiting]

yuk

Related Terms

yak

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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