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English definition of “aw shucks”

aw shucks

exclamation     US humorous or old-fashioned
used to show that you feel embarrassed or shy → See also shucksInterjectionsSounds used as interjections aw-shucks showing a shy or a modest character or way of behaving : He shrugged and gave us one of his aw-shucks smiles .Shy and modestAnxious and worried
(Definition of aw shucks exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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