de·​tick (ˌ)dē-ˈtik How to pronounce detick (audio)
deticked; deticking; deticks

transitive verb

: to remove ticks from
deticker noun

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of detick was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Detick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition


transitive verb
de·​tick (ˈ)dē-ˈtik How to pronounce detick (audio)
: to remove ticks from
detick dogs
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