aw-shucks

adjective
\ ˈȯ-ˌshəks How to pronounce aw-shucks (audio) \

Definition of aw-shucks

: being or marked by an unsophisticated, self-conscious, or self-effacing manner an aw-shucks grin

First Known Use of aw-shucks

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Aw-shucks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aw-shucks. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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