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

Full Definition of YUCKY

:  repugnant, distasteful; also :  unpleasant, disagreeable <felt yucky> <a yucky chore>

Variants of YUCKY

yucky also yuk·ky \ˈyə-kē\

Examples of YUCKY

  1. The water was dirty and smelled yucky.
  2. I felt yucky after eating all that cake.

Origin of YUCKY

First Known Use: 1970

Rhymes with YUCKY


Next Word in the Dictionary: YuehPrevious Word in the Dictionary: yuck (interjection)All Words Near: yucky
May 28, 2015
fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears