shucks

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

shucks

  1. (colloquial) Exclamatory response to a minor disappointment.
    Shucks. It's too bad you can't make it to the party.
  2. (colloquial, sarcastic) Response to a minor pleasure.
    Shucks, I guess we'll have to take all this pie home with us.
  3. (colloquial) A receding or mock expression of thanks.
    Aw, shucks, ma'am, catching those wild horses was easy.

Noun[edit]

shucks

  1. plural form of shuck

Verb[edit]

shucks

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of shuck