yucky

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yuck +‎ -y.

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yucky (comparative yuckier, superlative yuckiest)

  1. (colloquial, often childish) Of something highly offensive; causing aversion or disgust.
    • 2007, "Queensland to drink waste water", BBC Online:
      "Don't rule out desalination because it is expensive, or recycling because it sounds yucky, or building a dam," Mr Turnbull told Australian media."

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