Definition of "yuck" []

  • Slang Used to express rejection or strong disgust. (interjection)
  • Variant of yuk1. (noun)
  • An exclamation indicating contempt, dislike, or disgust (exclamation)

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Use "yuck" in a sentence
  • "Indeed, yuck is as much learned as innate: An audience member cheerily volunteered that a 1-year-old will drink apple juice -- which is urine-colored -- out of a bedpan without complaint."
  • "- Tongues are wagging - with some salivating and others going "yuck" - over"
  • "Thriller, I can do, but I’ll never watch another one like The Ring again .. yuck!"