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yuk 1

or yuck  (yŭk)Informal
n.
1. An exuberant laugh.
2. One, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
tr. & intr.v. yukked, yuk·king, yuks or yucked or yuck·ing or yucks
To joke or laugh exuberantly: a student who yukked it up in class.

[Imitative.]

yuk 2

 (yŭk)
interj. Slang
Variant of yuck1.

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.
Translations

yuk

[ˈjʌk] exclbeurk Yule log [ˈjuːllɒg] nbûche f de Noël

yuk

interj (inf)i, igitt, igittigitt

yuk

[jʌk] excl (fam) → puh!, puah!
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In fact, Marshall is currently living this scenario for real, not for yuks.
These Porky's-caliber yuks enliven the proceedings considerably.
Coyote-ish yuks at the expense of imperiled babies and dogs.
But, in a sign that homo yuks have bridged gaps, the man whipped out a compliment on her stand-up act instead.
Diamond began touring the United States and Canada performing at comedy clubs such as Yuk Yuks, in Toronto.
The corny yuks keep coming--Hedwig opens the stage door and yells out, "Tommy, can you hear me?
Still, there was something in the air, an uncertain quality over the impact of having something actually at stake beside a couple of at-bats and some yuks on the bench.
Simon fans will recognize the Costazuelas - and even specific yuks - from the playwright's female version of ``The Odd Couple.
It's the exact same idea, grown awfully moldering over time - do silly things to dumb, unsuspecting folks and watch the yuks fly
Then follow them up with yuks at the expense of her distinctive, high-pitched voice.
The show is broad and energetic enough not to require a pop-cultural road map, but it certainly feels good to be in on as many yuks as possible.