Definitions

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  • interjection An expression of surprise, shock etc.

Etymologies

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Possibly from a shortening of gadzooks.

Examples

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  • 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

  • One of my favorite (non)words.

    September 21, 2007