from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Slang Used to express rejection or strong disgust.
- n. Variant of yuk1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. Uttered to indicate disgust usually toward an objectionable taste or odour.
- n. something disgusting
- n. the sound made by a laugh
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To itch.
- transitive v. To scratch.
- interj. an interjection expressing repugnance or distaste.
- n. a laugh; also, a joke or gag; -- usually used in the plural, .
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To itch.
- n. The itch, mange, or scabies.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Indeed, yuck is as much learned as innate: An audience member cheerily volunteered that a 1-year-old will drink apple juice -- which is urine-colored -- out of a bedpan without complaint.
- Tongues are wagging - with some salivating and others going "yuck" - over
Thriller, I can do, but I’ll never watch another one like The Ring again .. yuck!
Tomarrow is wenesday aka yuck lack of sleep up early and not done untill 4 day. it sucks, and I need my sleep .... goodnight world previous - next new old profile rings extras guestbook notes email diaryland design
COHEN: Because it just has what one emphasis called the yuck factor.
An unexpected snake at close range will make me jump back, but what really sets off my "yuck" reaction is a big old slimy slug.
Argh. I think they're both hardware that's gone bad, but mine may actually have a bit of yuck, meaning it needs checkdisked.
They'd probably say "yuck" but nothing physically wrong would happen.
Well, you feed it to your family, and they all go "yuck," and you never can get them to try whole wheat organic pasta again.
My two year old looking at this with me said "yuck" and "blah" at every cake--even little ones understand the yuckyness of this post!