June 22, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
yucky /ˈjʌki/ adjective
yucky
/ˈjʌki/
adjective

also US yukky
yuckier also yukkier; yuckiest also yukkiest
also more yucky; most yucky

Some people consider oysters to be a delicacy; other people think they’re yucky.
Some people consider oysters to be a delicacy; other people think they’re yucky.
Learner's definition of YUCKY

informal

1 : causing discomfort, disgust, or a strong feeling of dislike : unpleasant and disgusting

  • The water was dirty and smelled yucky.

  • yucky food

2 : having an unpleasant feeling in your stomach : somewhat sick

  • I felt yucky after eating all that cake.

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