Definition of yucky in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyəkē/
(also yukky)

adjective (yuckier, yuckiest)

Messy or disgusting: yucky green-gray slushy cabbage
More example sentences
  • So we have snow here… yucky, messy snow that makes my feet wet.
  • They were dirty - really yucky and gross - the earring backs didn't even match, and one back wouldn't even fit on its post!
  • They are gooey and slimy and wet and horrible and yucky and revolting.

Words that rhyme with yucky

clucky, ducky, happy-go-lucky, Kentucky, lucky, mucky, plucky

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Syllabification: yuck·y

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