variants or gook
: oozy sloppy dirt or debris
broadly : goo, gunk

Examples of guck in a Sentence

don't walk on that clean floor with guck on your shoes
Recent Examples on the Web The water levels varied with every step, rising from feet to knees to thighs in an instant, then back to shoe-sucking guck. Grayson Haver Currin, Outside Online, 27 Feb. 2022 Rachael’s radical hypothesis is that menstruation is necessary to flush out bacteria and guck that enter women’s bodies along with sperm during intercourse. Joanne Engelhardt, The Mercury News, 18 July 2019 Take a look: The guck that comes out of what has been classified by INSIDER as an epidermoid cyst seems never-ending. Samantha Brodsky, Good Housekeeping, 3 Aug. 2017

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Word History


perhaps alteration of goo

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of guck was in 1949

Dictionary Entries Near guck

Cite this Entry

“Guck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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