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yucky

[yuhk-ee] /ˈyʌk i/
adjective, yuckier, yuckiest. Slang.
1.
thoroughly unappetizing, disgusting, or repugnant.
Origin of yucky
1965-1970
1965-70; yuck1 + -y1
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yucky

/ˈjʌkɪ/
adjective yuckier, yuckiest, yukkier, yukkiest
1.
(slang) disgusting; sickening; nasty
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Word Origin and History for yucky
adj.

1970, from yuck (1) + -y (2). Related: Yuckiness.

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yo-yo

noun
  1. A vacillating person; one who has no firm convictions: Feldstein's sudden turnaround makes the president look like a yo-yo (1958+)
  2. A stupid and obnoxious person; jerk, nerd: Some yo-yo yells ''What happened, you bum?'' (1970+ Teenagers)

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