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yuks

noun
variants: or yucks also yaks or yocks
plural of yuk, slang

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something said or done to cause laughter
  • the yuks on this new sitcom are so pathetic that the souped-up laugh track merely adds insult to injury

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yuks

verb
variants: or yucks
present tense third-person singular of yuk, slang

Synonyms of yuks (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Yuks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/yuks. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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