Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express contempt or disgust.

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  • interjection An exclamation of disgust

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Imitative.]

Examples

  • Mythologically speaking, the yech is the descendant of the classical Hindu yaksha, usually described as an inoffensive, harmless sprite, but also as

    Tales of the Punjab

  • (a) Invisible cap, called the yech cap, renders wearer invisible.

    Tales of the Punjab

  • I have had white gravy or country gravy, made from powder and all I have to say is "yech".

    Cream of the gravy crop | Homesick Texan

  • Jonna: ... one or two brussel sprouts are ok but more than that "yech".

    spinach

  • What's the real scoop? ps. one or two brussel sprouts are ok but more than that "yech".

    spinach

  • Bush is coming to town and let me be the first to blog "yech".

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Yeah, I know you language punters are looking at this and going 'yech'; but folks new to blocks and used to for loops aren't likely see the problem.

    Planet TW

  • Yeah, I know you language punters are looking at this and going 'yech'; but folks new to blocks and used to for loops aren't likely see the problem.

    Planet TW

  • A dog will roll on a dead possum without any qualms, while we tend to go "yech" over such things from the age of about 7 onward, the book contends.

    News from www.rep-am.com

  • A dog will roll on a dead possum without any qualms, while we tend to go "yech" over such things from the age of about 7 onward, the book contends.

    News from www.rep-am.com

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