\ ˈtikt How to pronounce ticked (audio) \

Definition of ticked

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Definition of ticked (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : having small spots or marks : flecked
2 : having or made of hair banded with two or more colors a ticked cat a ticked coat

First Known Use of ticked

Adjective (1)

circa 1959, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

circa 1688, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ticked

Adjective (1)

tick off

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The first known use of ticked was circa 1688

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“Ticked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticked. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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