yucky

play
adjective \ˈyə-kē\
variants: or less commonly

yukky

Definition of yucky

yuckier

also

yukkier

;

yukkiest

  1. :  repugnant, distasteful; also :  unpleasant, disagreeable felt yucky a yucky chore

Examples of yucky in a Sentence

  1. The water was dirty and smelled yucky.

  2. I felt yucky after eating all that cake.

Origin and Etymology of yucky

yuck


YUCKY Defined for English Language Learners

yucky

play
adjective

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

yucky

adjective \ˈyə-kē\

Definition of yucky for Students

yuckier

;

yuckiest

  1. :  causing discomfort, disgust, or a strong feeling of dislike a yucky smell



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up yucky? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!