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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

yuk2

[yuhk] /yʌk/
interjection
1.
(used in repetition to indicate pleasure or amused malice.)

yuk3

[yuhk] /yʌk/
interjection, Slang.
1.
yuck1 .
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"laughter, something evoking laughs," 1964, imitative; see yuck (2).

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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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