Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: shucks  shúks
  1. Something of little value
    "not worth shucks";
    - damn, darn, hoot, red cent [N. Amer], tinker's damn, tinker's dam [US]
     
  2. An expression of disappointment or irritation
Interjection: shucks  shúks
  1. Expression of disappointment or annoyance
    - aw shucks!
Noun: shuck  shúk
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    - chaff, husk, stalk, straw, stubble
Verb: shuck  shúk
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Remove from the shell
    "shuck oysters"
     
  2. Remove the shucks from
    "shuck corn"

Derived forms: shuckses

Type of: expression, ineptitude, locution, plant material, plant substance, remove, saying, take, take away, withdraw, worthlessness

Encyclopedia: Shuck