shucks

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interjection \ˈshəks\

Definition of shucks

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

First Known Use of shucks

1847


SHUCKS Defined for English Language Learners

shucks

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interjection

Definition of shucks for English Language Learners

  • —used to show that you are disappointed or embarrassed


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