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yuck

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[yuhk]
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interjection Slang.
  1. (used as an expression of disgust or repugnance): Yuck, it's spinach again!
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Origin of yuck

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An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; expressive word

yuck

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[yuhk]
noun, verb (used with or without object) Slang.
  1. yuk1.
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yuk

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or yuck, yock, yok, yak

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

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imitative
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Related Words for yuck

giggle, guffaw, roar, gesture, glee, amusement, snicker, shout, hilarity, laugh, mirth, shriek, chuckle, muck, sludge, gunk, sound, merriment, cackle, fit

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British Dictionary definitions for yuck

yuck

yuk

interjection
  1. slang an exclamation indicating contempt, dislike, or disgust
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Word Origin and History for yuck

1

exclamation of disgust, 1966, origin perhaps echoic (cf. Newfoundland slang yuck "to vomit," 1963).

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2

"laugh," 1938, yock, probably imitative.

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yuk

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

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