yuk

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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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Pritzker is yukking it up as he signs a bill that will kill thousands of babies.
At one point, the government produced two lowly denizens of the Miami Correctional Center who told a fanciful story of seeing Noriega yukking it up with the cartel barons at Jorge Ochoa's personal office in Medellin.