noun, verb (used with or without object), yokked, yok·king. Slang.
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 yuk1
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slang, "gentile, non-Jew," pejorative, 1920, from Yiddish, a reversed and altered form of goy.
"laughter, something evoking laughs," 1964, imitative; see yuck (2).
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