Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An interjection indicating contempt, especially a contemptuous rejection of some suggestion or remark: as, oh, shucks! I don't believe it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • interjection colloquial Exclamatory response to a minor disappointment.
  • interjection colloquial, sarcastic Response to a minor pleasure.
  • interjection colloquial A receding or mock expression of thanks.
  • noun Plural form of shuck.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shuck.

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  • noun an expression of disappointment or irritation
  • noun something of little value

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