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How to Pronounce Yuck?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Yuck" is [jˈʌk], [jˈʌk], [j_ˈʌ_k].

What are the misspellings for Yuck?

"Yuck" in context

Yuck is an expression used to convey disapproval or disgust. It is often used when someone tastes or smells something unpleasant or when they are offered something they don't want. For example, if someone offers you a dish that has highly contrasting flavors, you might respond to the offer with a yuck. Yuck might also be used to express revulsion when someone hears of an offensive or morally questionable behavior.

The origin of yuck could be derived from languages of the Algonquian peoples (Native American tribes) in the northeastern United States. The imitative sound was then adopted by English speakers.

Usage over time for Yuck:

This graph shows how "Yuck" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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