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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Used reduplicatively to express amusement or derision.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used without object), verb (used with object) : The audience really yukked it up at the movie
  • Old yo-yo yuk-yuk is out from under his rock again!
  • Anybody who on casually turning the pages says "yuk" should read on.
  • Would brown people be reported for saying "yuk" to fish pie and stewed cabbage? for more
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