Definition of "yuk" []

  • An exuberant laugh. (noun)
  • One, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh. (noun)
  • To joke or laugh exuberantly: a student who yukked it up in class. (verb-transitive)
  • Slang Variant of yuck1. (interjection)
  • An exclamation indicating contempt, dislike, or disgust (exclamation)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "yuk" in a sentence
  • "Once players have "Romed" around a bit * yuk yuk*, they can pick up a quest for golden treasure."
  • "Old yo-yo yuk-yuk is out from under his rock again!"
  • "Tattle: Imagine Latifah & Snooki whirling on 'Dancing' floor "DANCING with the Stars," perhaps in a bid to live up to its title yuk, yuk, will deal with a whole new caliber of celebrity for the 13th season."