Pronunciation: (shuk),[key] —n. 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.
—v.t. 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. Slang.to get rid of (often fol. by off): a bad habit I couldn't shuck off for years.
—interj. shucks,Informal.(used as a mild exclamation of disgust or regret.)
Pronunciation: (shuk),[key] —v.t.Slang. to deceive or lie to.