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yuck 1

also yuk  (yŭk)
interj. Slang
Used to express rejection or strong disgust.

yuck 2

 (yŭk) Informal
n. & v.
Variant of yuk1.
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(jʌk) or


slang an exclamation indicating contempt, dislike, or disgust
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interj. Slang.
(used as an expression of disgust or repugnance.)
[1965–70, Amer.; expressive word]



n., v.i., v.t. yucked, yuck•ing. Slang.
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[jʌk] EXCL¡puaj!
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