yucky

[yuhk-ee]
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Origin of yucky

First recorded in 1965–70; yuck1 + -y1
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yucky

yukky

adjective yuckier, yuckiest, yukkier or yukkiest
  1. slang disgusting; sickening; nasty
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Word Origin and History for yucky
adj.

1970, from yuck (1) + -y (2). Related: Yuckiness.

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