shucks

interjection
\ ˈshəks How to pronounce shucks (audio) \

Definition of shucks

used especially to express mild disappointment or embarrassment shucks, it was nothing

First Known Use of shucks

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Shucks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shucks. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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shucks

interjection

English Language Learners Definition of shucks

US, old-fashioned used to show that you are disappointed or embarrassed

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