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eek

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interjection

(used as an expression of surprise, dismay, fear, or the like): Eek! You’re drifting into other lanes—stop texting and keep your eyes on the road!

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of eek

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for eek

EEK

abbreviation for

Estonian kroon: the standard monetary unit of Estonia
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