Aw shucks



characterized by a shy, embarrassed, often provincial manner.
Contemporary Examples

He is an ‘aw shucks’ guy, but in the meantime, he is ripping your balls out.
George Pataki: Former Governor, Future President? Samuel P. Jacobs December 1, 2010

Favre began his aw shucks, Huck-Finn-in-shoulder-pads routine from the moment he stepped off the plane at La Guardia.
Brett Favre, Prima Donna Allen Barra October 8, 2010

“He is an ‘aw shucks’ guy, but in the meantime, he is ripping your balls out,” says a veteran New York Republican.
George Pataki: Former Governor, Future President? Samuel P. Jacobs December 1, 2010

adjective (prenominal)
seeming to be modest, self-deprecating, or shy: don’t be fooled by his aw-shucks attitude

interjection

An exclamation of embarrassment, self-abnegation, regret, and various other mildly uncomfortable feelings •Usu used in imitation of rural or extremely naive, boyish males

verb phrase

: good-ole-boy aw shucksing •Euph for aw shit

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