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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to express fear or astonishment.

Usage examples (34)
  • Hi Pat, yikes, that is something to whine about for sure.
  • It seems to me this is pretty much a "yikes" moment for Republicans on Capitol Hill.
  • Author's note - This is the big "yikes" part 1. Receive payment from our Customers or Clients.
  • But there are a lot of "yikes" on this album, and that's meant as a compliment. for more
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