Definition of "shucks" [shucks]

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

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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..."