Icky Definition

ĭkē
ickier, ickiest
adjective
ickier, ickiest
Unpleasantly sticky or gluey.
Webster's New World
Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.
Webster's New World
Very distasteful; disgusting.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Icky

Adjective

Base Form:
icky
Comparative:
ickier
Superlative:
ickiest

Origin of Icky

  • 1935, American English; from icky-boo (circa 1920): sickly, nauseated; baby talk corruption of sick; from a sentimental term for Jazz music.

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably ick -y

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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