yucky adjective \ˈyə-kē\
: causing discomfort, disgust, or a strong feeling of dislike : unpleasant and disgusting
: having an unpleasant feeling in your stomach : somewhat sick
yuck·i·er also yuk·ki·eryuk·ki·est
Examples of YUCKY
- The water was dirty and smelled yucky.
- I felt yucky after eating all that cake.
Origin of YUCKY
First Known Use: 1970
Related to YUCKY
- brackish, unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavory, distasteful (also yukky)
- appetizing, delectable, delicious, delish, palatable, savory (also savoury), tasty, toothsome, yummy
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