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Meaning: bad-tasting, not delicious

For example:

  • My daughter looked up at me and said, "These potatoes are yucky, Daddy. I want them like Mummy makes them."

  • The teacher said, "I want all of you to think of something that is really yummy, and something else that is really yucky."

Note: This word is mostly used by children.

Quick Quiz:

Which would most people say is yucky?
  1. coconut ice-cream
  2. chocolate cookies
  3. frogs on toast

Discuss: yucky

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