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Definition of yikes

yikes

  • used to express surprise. usually used when it is a shocking, weird or uncouth surprise.
    Stacia dyed her hair purple again! Yikes!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                             

    Citation from "Search Committee 1", The Office (US TV), Season 7 Episode 25 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 13 2011. Submitted by Janie S. from Houston, TX, USA on Dec 02 1999.

  • To be in fear of or a scary moment

    Last edited on Oct 05 2007. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 05 2007.

interjection

  • expression of surprise, discovery, and dismay.

    Last edited on Oct 17 2015. Submitted by Scott C. on Nov 16 2004.

  • An exclamation elders tend to use around children instead of "crap" or "damn."

    Last edited on Oct 17 2015. Submitted by altimgamr on Oct 17 2015.

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Definitions include: an expression of affirmation.
Definitions include: "for sure".
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Definitions include: alternative pronunciation of "hundred."
Definitions include: shortened form of "fucking affirmative".
Definitions include: "for sure".
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Definitions include: intensifier.
Definitions include: mean spirited response to someone stating the obvious or a well-known fact; "no duh".
Definitions include: acronym for "what the fuck?".
Definitions include: acronym for "thanks in advance".
Definitions include: exclamation of surprise.

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