You can use "yuck" as an interjection. An interjection is a one-word statement usually followed by an exclamation point (!). "Yuck" is popular among children, but some adults use it also when they don’t like something:
You can make an adjective by adding a "y" to the end of the word:
Yuck! What’s that?
Note: This word is more popular among children than among adults.
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November 15, 2011