Definition of "shucks" [shucks]

  • (interjection) Exclamatory response to a minor disappointment.
  • (interjection) Response to a minor pleasure.
  • (interjection) A receding or mock expression of thanks.
  • (noun) Plural form of shuck.
  • (verb) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shuck.

Use "shucks" in a sentence

  • "I used the word "shucks" did you notice ? an American word, to offer a hand of friendship across the sea as it were."
  • "But you must remember me only the other day you reprimanded me for a posting I made about your American friend,I in return used the American word "shucks" in a comment as a gesture of friendship,remember me now ?"
  • "Oh yeah, and it doesn't go without saying: "shucks" for the praise..."

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