Shucks



noun
1.
a husk or pod, as the outer covering of corn, hickory nuts, chestnuts, etc.
2.
Usually, shucks. Informal. something useless or worthless:
They don’t care shucks about the project.
3.
the shell of an oyster or clam.
verb (used with object)
4.
to remove the shucks from:
to shuck corn.
5.
to remove or discard as or like shucks; peel off:
to shuck one’s clothes.
6.
Slang. to get rid of (often followed by off):
a bad habit I couldn’t shuck off for years.
interjection
7.
shucks, Informal. (used as a mild exclamation of disgust or regret.)
verb (used with object), Slang.
1.
to deceive or lie to.
plural noun
1.
something of little value (esp in the phrase not worth shucks)
interjection
2.
an exclamation of disappointment, annoyance, etc
noun
1.
the outer covering of something, such as the husk of a grain of maize, a pea pod, or an oyster shell
verb (transitive)
2.
to remove the shucks from
3.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) to throw off or remove (clothes, etc)
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