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English definition of “shucks”


exclamation     /ʃʌks/ US informal
an expression of modesty, embarrassment, disappointment, or anger: "You played brilliantly in the concert." "Shucks, do you honestly think so?" Shucks, I wish I could have gone to the party with Jessica. → See also aw shucksInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of shucks exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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