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shucks

Noun

1 something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks" [syn: damn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, tinker's damn, tinker's dam]
2 an expression of disappointment or irritation

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Pronunciation

Interjection

shucks
  1. Exclamatory response to a minor disappointment.
    Shucks. That's too bad you can't make to the party.
  2. A receding or mock expression of thanks.
    Aw, shucks, ma'am, catching those wild horses was easy.

Noun

shucks
  1. Plural of shuck.

Verb

shucks
  1. third-person singular of shuck
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