yuck

noun

variant spelling of

1 slang : laugh did it just for yuks

2 slang : joke, gag

\ˈyək \
variants: or less commonly yuk

Definition of yuck (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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Synonyms for yuck

Synonyms: Interjection

faugh, fie, phew, phooey, rats, ugh, yech (or yecch)

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Examples of yuck in a Sentence

Interjection

yuck, I really hate brussels sprouts

Recent Examples on the Web: Interjection

The new iPad Pro marks the point midway between the way things were (Bezel? Yuck!) and the way they soon will be (Nothing but screen. David Pierce, WIRED, "Review: Apple iPad Pro (10.5-inch)," 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of yuck

Interjection

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of yuck was in 1966

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English Language Learners Definition of yuck

—used to express disgust

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