intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish : to be scornful or derisive : mock
usually used with at
geck at me because I'm poorRobert Burns
chiefly Scottish : to show scorn or derision by tossing the head or casting sidelong glances

Word History


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

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“Geck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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