Examples of yucky in a Sentence
The water was dirty and smelled yucky.
I felt yucky after eating all that cake.
Recent Examples of yucky from the Web
Shutting out these unwelcome intruders and making your home inhospitable to their yucky habits is the secret to keeping them away for good.
How did two nice people get into such a yucky business?
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Origin and Etymology of yucky
First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, beastly, bilious, disgusting, dreadful, foul, ghastly, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, invidious, loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, seamy, shocking, sick, sickening, ugly, vile, villainous;
YUCKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of yucky for English Language Learners
: causing discomfort, disgust, or a strong feeling of dislike : unpleasant and disgusting
: having an unpleasant feeling in your stomach : somewhat sick
YUCKY Defined for Kids
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