guck

noun
\ ˈgək How to pronounce guck (audio) \
variants: or \ ˈgu̇k How to pronounce gook (audio) , ˈgük \

Definition of guck

: oozy sloppy dirt or debris broadly : goo, gunk

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Examples of guck in a Sentence

don't walk on that clean floor with guck on your shoes
Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Theater review: More to “How and Why’ than meets the eye," 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, "ATTENTION Pimple Popping Fiends: This Is the Grossest Video to Date," 3 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of guck

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for guck

perhaps alteration of goo

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“Guck.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guck. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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