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yock

 (yŏk, yŭk) Slang
intr.v. yocked, yock·ing, yocks
To laugh or joke, especially boisterously.
n.
A loud laugh or joke.

[Imitative.]

yock

(jɒk)
n
a noisy laugh
vb
to laugh (esp in the phrase yock it up)

yuk1

or yuck

(yʌk)

n., v. yukked yucked, yuk•king yuck•ing. Slang. n.
1. a loud, hearty laugh.
2. a joke or circumstance evoking such a laugh.
v.i., v.t.
3. to laugh or joke: yukking it up.
[1960–65]

yuk3

(yʌk)

interj. Slang.

Yuk.

Yukon Territory.
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Unlike "Spice World," which was a classy production in comparison, "Seeing Double" mistakenly doesn't ballast the movie with experienced thesps or celeb cameos, leaving the Clubbers to try and get yocks from a series of vaguely risque one-liners.