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yuk

noun \ ˈyək \
variants: or or less commonly yak play \ˈyäk, ˈyak\ or yock play \ˈyäk\

Definition of yuk

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

Examples of yuk in a Sentence

  1. the yuks on this new sitcom are so pathetic that the souped-up laugh track merely adds insult to injury

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First Known Use of yuk

1946


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yuk

verb
variants: or yuck

Definition of yuk

yukked or yucked; yukking or yucking
intransitive verb
slang
:laugh, joke usually used in the phrase yuk it up

Examples of yuk in a Sentence

  1. pay no mind to those clowns—they are just yukking it up and don't mean any harm

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First Known Use of yuk

1964

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