Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fool; a dupe; a gull.
- n. Scorn; contempt; also, an object of scorn.
- n. A toss of the head in derision or from vanity or folly; hence, a taunt; a gibe.
- n. To play one a trick.
- To toss the head in derision or scorn, or from vanity or folly; deride; mock.
- To cheat; trick; gull.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Prov. Eng. Scorn, derision, or contempt.
- n. obsolete An object of scorn; a dupe; a gull.
- v. Prov. Eng. To deride; to scorn; to mock.
- v. obsolete To cheat; trick, or gull.
- v. To jeer; to show contempt.
- Either from Middle High German geck (German Geck), or directly from its source, Middle Low German geck, gek ("idiot, farcical fool"). Cognate to Dutch gek ("crazy, farcical, silly"). (Wiktionary)
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“The goal of the Getting Gross Club pronounced geck was to offend without going over the line.”
“Don't be a geck, Toby, I've held much worse between my legs.”
Asimov's Science Fiction
“Indeed, they made such a noise, that the great ugly black snakes lifted up their heads, and stared at them with their wicked spiteful-looking eyes, and the little ducklings swimming among the water-lilies gathered round their mother, and a red-winged blackbird perched on a dead tree gave alarm to the rest of the flock by calling out, _Geck_, _geck_, _geck_, as loudly as he could.”
“When Swiss plan a cozy party, they add "FIGUGEGL" (fee-GOO-geck-ul) to the invitation - "Fondu isch guet und git e gueti Lune" ("Fondue is good and gives a good mood").”
“This word comes from English dialect geek, geck: fool, freak; from Low German geck, from Middle Low German.”
“The root geck still survives in Dutch and Afrikaans gek: crazy, as well as some German dialects, and in the Alsatian word Gickeleshut: geek's hat, used in carnivals.”
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“When they are about to descend upon a field of oats or wheat, two or three mount guard as sentinels, and on the approach of danger, cry _Geck-geck - geck_; this precaution seems a work of supererogation, as they are so saucy that they will hardly be frightened away; and if they rise it is only to alight on the same field at a little distance, or fly up to the trees, where their look-out posts are.”
“I allays said I’d never marry a man as had got no brains; for where’s the use of a woman having brains of her own if she’s tackled to a geck as everybody’s a - laughing at?”
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