how to pronounce yuck


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the above transcription of yuck is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

yuck is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of yuck in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… conditions like human waste yuck dirty …”

meanings of yuck


  1. Something disgusting.
  2. The sound made by a laugh.


  1. Uttered to indicate disgust usually toward an objectionable taste or odour.


  1. To itch.

yuck frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word yuck occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics yuck can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that yuck can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to yuck


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