eek

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See also: EEK, ÉÉK, Eek, and eek’

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Interjection[edit]

eek!

  1. Representing a scream or shriek (especially in comic strips).
  2. Expressing (sometimes vicarious) fear or trepidation.
    I almost got fired from my job yesterday. Eek!
  3. The shrill vocal sound of a mouse, rat, or monkey.

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Etymology[edit]

Confer West Frisian ek, German auch, Dutch ook, Scandinavian og, och (and), and English eke.

Adverb[edit]

eek

  1. also, in addition, besides