yuk

1

or yuck, yock, yok, yak

[ yuhk ]
/ yʌk /
Slang.
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. yugarie,
  2. yugo.,
  3. yugoslav,
  4. yugoslavia,
  5. yugoslavian,
  6. yukaghir,
  7. yukagir,
  8. yukata,
  9. yukawa,
  10. yukawa meson

Origin of yuk

1
imitative

yuk

2
[ yuhk ]
/ yʌk /

interjection

(used in repetition to indicate pleasure or amused malice.)

yuk

3
[ yuhk ]
/ yʌk /

interjection Slang.

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Word Origin and History for yuk

yuk

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper