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yikes

 (yīks)
interj.
Used to express mild fear or surprise.

[Origin unknown.]

yikes

(ˈjaiks)
interj
informal an expression of surprise, fear, or alarm
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If Jobs does announce Yikes at Seybold, look for the Sawtooth launch at Macworld San Francisco in January 2000.
Yikes, if your parents like this, they're seriously fucked up, and you can tell 'em I said that.
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Yikes Daryl Hannah, that make-up could scare small children.
The latest from producer Luc Besson's factory of stylish Gallic stupidity, ``Wasabi'' manages to be somewhat well-acted, not badly art-directed and utterly unengaging no matter how hard it tries to be thrilling, touching or, yikes, uproarious.
With the army pigheadedly set on precisely the wrong plan of action, our guys must ally with the only people willing to help them: Allison, a smart and sexy but stumblebum government scientist (Julianne Moore, good when she's not trying to be funny) and Wayne, a clueless country club pool boy with dreams of becoming a fireman (``Dude, Where's My Car's'' Seann William Scott in - yikes - the most intelligent performance of his career).