Meaning of shuck


Pronunciation: (shuk), [key]
— n.
  1. a husk or pod, as the outer covering of corn, hickory nuts, chestnuts, etc.
  2. Usually,something useless or worthless: They don't care shucks about the project.
  3. the shell of an oyster or clam.
  1. to remove the shucks from: to shuck corn.
  2. to remove or discard as or like shucks; peel off: to shuck one's clothes.
  3. to get rid of (often fol. by off): a bad habit I couldn't shuck off for years.
  1. (used as a mild exclamation of disgust or regret.)


Pronunciation: (shuk), [key]
— v.t. Slang.
  1. to deceive or lie to.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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