\ ˈgek \
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Definition of geck

1 chiefly Scottish : to be scornful or derisive : mock usually used with atgeck at me because I'm poor— Robert Burns
2 chiefly Scottish : to show scorn or derision by tossing the head or casting sidelong glances

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History and Etymology for geck

Low German gecken to make a fool of, from Middle Low German, from geck fool

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“Geck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geck. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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