yuck

noun

variant spelling of

1 slang : laugh did it just for yuks
2 slang : joke, gag
\ ˈyək How to pronounce yuck (audio) \
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"

Synonyms for yuck

Synonyms: Interjection

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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, 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of yuck

Interjection

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Yuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yuck. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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