Definitions

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

  • noun An exuberant laugh.
  • noun One, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
  • transitive & intransitive verb To joke or laugh exuberantly.

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  • interjection onomatopoeia An exuberant laugh.
  • interjection One, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
  • verb To laugh exuberantly.

Etymologies

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

[Imitative.]

Examples

  • Once players have "Romed" around a bit * yuk yuk*, they can pick up a quest for golden treasure.

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  • Once players have "Romed" around a bit * yuk yuk*, they can pick up a quest for golden treasure.

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  • Old yo-yo yuk-yuk is out from under his rock again!

    The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot

  • Old yo-yo yuk-yuk is out from under his rock again!

    The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot

  • Old yo-yo yuk-yuk is out from under his rock again!

    The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot

  • Old yo-yo yuk-yuk is out from under his rock again!

    The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot

  • Tattle: Imagine Latifah & Snooki whirling on 'Dancing' floor "DANCING with the Stars," perhaps in a bid to live up to its title yuk, yuk, will deal with a whole new caliber of celebrity for the 13th season.

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  • Besides the "yuk" & "eeew -- gross" factor, this pendulous, ineffectual, slug-like behavior could have some dramatic effects on the world around them:

    Globalization

  • Besides the "yuk" & "eeew -- gross" factor, this pendulous, ineffectual, slug-like behavior could have some dramatic effects on the world around them:

    Innovation

  • Besides the "yuk" & "eeew -- gross" factor, this pendulous, ineffectual, slug-like behavior could have some dramatic effects on the world around them:

    Pop Culture

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  • unit of humor

    February 23, 2008

  • Expression of pleasant surprise v. expression of unpleasant surprise.

    May 24, 2008