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SHUCKS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shucks mean? 

SHUCKS (noun)
  The noun SHUCKS has 2 senses:

1. something of little value
2. an expression of disappointment or irritation

  Familiarity information: SHUCKS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHUCKS (noun)


Sense 1shucks [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something of little value

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

damn; red cent; shucks; tinker's dam; tinker's damn; darn; hoot; shit

Context examples:

his promise is not worth a damn / not worth one red cent / not worth shucks

Hypernyms ("shucks" is a kind of...):

ineptitude; worthlessness (having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful)


Sense 2shucks [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An expression of disappointment or irritation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("shucks" is a kind of...):

expression; locution; saying (a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations)


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