or yuck, yock, yok, yak
- a loud, hearty laugh.
- a joke evoking such a laugh.
- to laugh or joke: The audience really yukked it up at the movie.
Origin of yuk1
- (used in repetition to indicate pleasure or amused malice.)
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Examples from the Web for yuk
If it works, we may be able to crack the yuk defenses, get some ships into their system.Mr. Spaceship
Philip K. Dick
Yucker, yuk′ėr, n. the American flicker or golden-winged woodpecker.
All lie dead on the field at Kosovo; all save Yuk Brankovich, whose name be for ever accursed.Through the Land of the Serb
Mary Edith Durham
Word Origin and History for yuk
"laughter, something evoking laughs," 1964, imitative; see yuck (2).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper