yuk

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See also: þuk and yuk-

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yuk

  1. (onomatopoeia) An exuberant laugh.

Noun[edit]

yuk (plural yuks)

  1. (slang) Something, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
    • 1992, Alan S. Blinder in Business Week (issues 3268-3272)
      The latest yuk from Congress is called the balanced-budget amendment. It could wind up making slumps deeper and recoveries more difficult — and that's no joke.

Verb[edit]

yuk (third-person singular simple present yuks, present participle yukking, simple past and past participle yukked)

  1. To laugh exuberantly.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED phonemes: {yẹkʷ}
  • IPA phonemes: /jɘkʷ/
  • IPA articulation: [e̯e͡okʷ]


Noun[edit]

yuk

  1. you (singular); thou.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *yä́kwë, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos, whence also Latin equus, Old Irish ech. Compare with Tocharian B yakwe.

Noun[edit]

yuk

  1. horse