icky

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adjective \ˈi-kē\

Definition of icky

ickier

;

ickiest

  1. :  offensive to the senses or sensibilities :  distasteful put off by her icky triteness — Renata Adler

ickiness

play \ˈi-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of icky in a Sentence

  1. The trail was icky with mud.

  2. the novel has an icky sentimentality that makes my skin crawl

Origin and Etymology of icky

perhaps baby talk alteration of sticky


First Known Use: 1929


ICKY Defined for English Language Learners

icky

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adjective \ˈi-kē\

Definition of icky for English Language Learners

  • : having a very unpleasant quality


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