yock

[yok]

yuk

1

or yuck, yock, yok, yak

[yuhk]Slang.
noun
  1. a loud, hearty laugh.
  2. a joke evoking such a laugh.
verb (used with or without object), yukked, yuk·king.
  1. to laugh or joke: The audience really yukked it up at the movie.

Origin of yuk

1
imitative
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Examples from the Web for yock

Historical Examples of 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

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


Word Origin and History for yock

yuk

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper