How to use aw-shucks in a sentence
But he operates in a mode as old as American letters—aw-shucks credulity mixed with an observant intelligence.
Ryan prefers the aw-shucks understatement of an earnestly furrowed brow.Double the Pomade: The Aggressively Groomed Style Of Romney And Ryan | Robin Givhan | August 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
His refreshing angle is based in aw-shucks honesty and an earnest humor.
Perry discusses his upcoming execution with an aw-shucks smile; his hairline is tasseled with greasy bangs.Werner Herzog’s 'Into the Abyss' Explores the Death Penalty | Ben Crair | November 20, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
He is an ‘aw shucks’ guy, but in the meantime, he is ripping your balls out.
Didn't you neveh know de blacksmiff fill de air full o' bellows whilce de loss calf—aw shucks!John March, Southerner | George W. Cable
British Dictionary definitions for aw-shucks
seeming to be modest, self-deprecating, or shy: don't be fooled by his aw-shucks attitude
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