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adj. yuck·i·er, yuck·i·est Slang
Repugnant; disgusting.

yuck′i·ness n.
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(ˈjʌkɪ) or


adj, yuckier, yuckiest, yukkier or yukkiest
slang disgusting; sickening; nasty
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(ˈyʌk i)

adj. yuck•i•er, yuck•i•est. Slang.
thoroughly unappetizing, disgusting, or repugnant.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.yucky - highly offensiveyucky - highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
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Slang. Not pleasant or agreeable:
Informal: icky.
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[ˈjʌkɪ] ADJasqueroso
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yukky [ˈjʌkɪ] adj (fam) → schifoso/a
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A couple of years later, when the frequency had significantly decreased, she told me that sex makes her feel "all yucky.'' A few years after that, she said, "It always hurts.'' When I suggested she talk to her physician, she sidestepped the issue and wouldn't go.