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Definition of ack

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used to express mild alarm or dismayYou should see the big wad of lint I just plucked from the trap of my clothes dryer. Ack! Where does all of that come from?— Mary Hunt

Definition of ack (Entry 2 of 2)

acknowledge; acknowledgment

First Known Use of ack

Interjection

2001, in the meaning defined above

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“Ack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ack. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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