yuck

1 [yuhk]
interjection Slang.
(used as an expression of disgust or repugnance): Yuck, it's spinach again!

Origin:
1965–70, Americanism; expressive word

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yuck

2 [yuhk]
noun, verb (used without object), verb (used with object) Slang.
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yuck or yuk (jʌk)
 
interj
slang an exclamation indicating contempt, dislike, or disgust
 
yuk or yuk
 
interj

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yuck
exclamation of disgust, 1966, origin perhaps echoic (cf. Newfoundland slang yuck "to vomit," 1963).

yuck
"laugh," 1938, yock, probably imitative.
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Example sentences
Some humans say yuck to one kind of food,and therefore don't eat it, simple.
Yuck to cities that have an immersed-in-swamp-and-lagoon moist-air light.
The reaction to swallowing has more to do with the slime yuck factor than taste.
As in a kitchen, yum can turn to yuck in an instant, and the difference between the two makes up a large part of the bottom line.
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