Geck definition

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(archaic, pejorative) Fool; idiot; imbecile.
  • 1859, George Eliot, “IX Hetty's World”, in Adam Bede, edition HTML, published 2010.
    … for where’s the use of a woman having brains of her own if she’s tackled to a geck as everybody’s a-laughing at?.
noun
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To jeer; to show contempt.

verb
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To cheat or trick.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
geck
Plural:
gecks

Origin of geck

  • Either from Middle High German geck (German Geck), or directly from its source, Middle Low German geck, gek (“idiot, farcical fool”). Cognate to Dutch gek (“crazy, farcical, silly”).

    From Wiktionary