yuk

1

or yuck

[ yuhk ]
/ yʌk /
Slang.

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.

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Also yok, yock [yok], /yɒk/, yak [yak] /yæk/ .

Origin of yuk

1
First recorded in 1935–40; imitative

Definition for yuk (2 of 2)

yuk2
[ yuhk ]
/ yʌk /

interjection Slang.

a variant spelling of yuck.

Origin of yuk

2
First recorded in 1950–55; imitative
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