Examples of icky in a Sentence
The trail was icky with mud.
the novel has an icky sentimentality that makes my skin crawl
Recent Examples of icky from the Web
Fallen leaves are bagged in plastic, and ultimately all the trees are removed so that a neat, thick layer of convenient concrete can be poured over all that icky mud.
Forty three percent said the bathrooms at the track were icky.
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Origin and Etymology of icky
perhaps baby talk alteration of sticky
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
ICKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of icky for English Language Learners
: having a very unpleasant quality
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