yuk

(redirected from Yukes)
Also found in: Idioms.

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!
References in periodicals archive ?
Developed collaboratively by Yukes and Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K15 is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.
Yukes is behind Pacific Rim: The Game for consoles, which pits robots against the film's massive monsters, while Jump Games has a mobile game.
Bulldozers, yukes and excavators moved earth for nine months.
Vandebroek I, Balick MJ, Yukes J, Duran L, Kronenberg F, Wade C, Ososki A, Cushman L, Lantigua R, Mejia M, Robineau L.
Admittedly, the visitors didn't have their French-based forwards Mike James, Jamie Cudmore and Colin Yukes on board on that occasion.
Canada: M Pyke; J Mensah-Coker, C Culpan, D Spicer, J Pritchard; R Smith, M Williams; K Tkachuck, P Riordan, S Franklin; L Tait, M Burak; C Yukes, S McKean, S-M Stephen.
Canada will count on the experience of Coventry centre John Cannon; Grenoble flanker Jamie Cudmore; Leonessa No 8 or flanker Josh Jackson; Agen lock or flanker Colin Yukes and Saracens scrum-half Morgan Williams the 2005 Grand Slam champions.
CANADA: Daypuck; Moonlight, Smith, Di Girolomo, Richmond; Fairhurst (Cannon 65), Fleck; Tkachuk (Pletch 78), Abrams (Lawson 49), Gainer (Cooke 49), Jackson, Burak, Cudmore (O'Leary 24), McKeen (Strubin 65), Yukes.
Daypuck 5, Moonlight 6, Smith 5, Girolamo 6, Richmond 6, Fairhurst 4, Fleck 5, Tkachuk (capt) 7, Abrams 5, Gainer 4, Jackson 4, Burak 4, Cudmore 2, McKeen 4, Yukes 6.
Ryan Banks, Jared Barker, John Cannon, Al Charron, Garth Cooke, Jamie Cudmore, Marco Di Girolamo, Jim Douglas, Pat Dunkley, Ed Fairhurst, Sean Fauth, Quentin Fyffe, Josh Jackson, Mike James, Matt King, Ed Knaggs, Mark Lawson, David Lougheed, James Pritchard, Jeff Reid, Bob Ross, Ryan Smith, Rod Snow, Winston Stanley, Jon Thiel, Kevin Tkachuk, Adam van Staveren, Morgan Williams, Nik Witkowski, Colin Yukes.
Subs: E Knaggs for James 66, C Yukes for Murphy 51.