Definitions

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  • interj. An expression of surprise, shock etc.

Etymologies

Possibly from a shortening of gadzooks. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • One of my favorite (non)words.

    September 21, 2007

  • From urban dictionary:

    1. An exclamation of surprise typically expressing fear or dismay.

    Shaggy sees the ghost coming toward him, shouts "Zoiks", and runs the other direction.

    2. To describe something in the superlative form.

    Zoiks=WOW!!!

    September 20, 2007