1

yuck

noun

Variant spelling of

1 slang :laugh
  • did it just for yuks
2 slang :joke, gag

2

yuck

interjection \ ˈyək \
variants: or less commonly yuk

Definition of yuck

used to express rejection or disgust
  • looked at the meal I had prepared and said "yuck, I hate that"

Examples of yuck in a Sentence

  1. yuck, I really hate brussels sprouts

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First Known Use of yuck

1966

yuck Synonyms

Synonyms
faugh, fie, phew, phooey, rats, ugh, yech (or yecch)
Related Words
ah, bah, boo, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, sheesh, tush, tut, tut-tut; alack, alas, woe
Near Antonyms
yum-yum

YUCK Defined for English Language Learners

yuck

interjection

Definition of yuck for English Language Learners

  • —used to express disgust


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