Geck definitions

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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?.
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To jeer; to show contempt.

verb
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To cheat or trick.

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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”).