Recent Examples of yikes from the Web
Racked with nerves, 23-year-old Wodark prepped her boyfriend's skin, put on rubber gloves and even started revving up the tattoo gun (yikes!).
In the dining room, walls coated in slate blue, gray blue, or navy blue with white shiplap (yes please!) were worth $1,926 more, and red dining rooms took a $2,031 hit (yikes!).
Her looks often involve a lot of real props, including live snails, grass, flowers, wasps (yikes!), and fake blood.
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Origin and Etymology of yikes
First Known Use: 1941See Words from the same year
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