noun, verb (used with or without object) Slang.

Nearby words

  1. yob,
  2. yobbery,
  3. yobbish,
  4. yobbo,
  5. yobe,
  6. yocto-,
  7. yoctosecond,
  8. yod,
  9. yodel,
  10. yodle



or yuck, yock, yok, yak



a loud, hearty laugh.
a joke evoking such a laugh.

verb (used with or without object), yukked, yuk·king.

to laugh or joke: The audience really yukked it up at the movie.

Origin of yuk


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Examples from the Web for yock

  • Instead of doing what Yes had asked, No lay down, shut his eyes, and forgot about the yock.

  • What should now forbid that I whirl you away on the next car to Ne Yock, and marry you right off?

    Bluebell|Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
  • "I yock it," she answered, placing her hand upon her own small crib, rocking it to and fro.

    Hubert's Wife|Minnie Mary Lee

Word Origin and History for yock


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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper