(used as an expression of distaste or repugnance.)
An exclamation of disgust; gross, yecch, yuck (1948+)
[ik-er] /ˈɪk ər/ noun, Scot. 1. the fruit-bearing spike of any cereal plant, especially an ear of corn.
[ik-eez] /ˈɪk iz/ noun 1. Harold (Le Claire) [luh klair] /lə klɛər/ (Show IPA), 1874–1952, U.S. lawyer and statesman.
[ik-ee] /ˈɪk i/ adjective, ickier, ickiest. Informal. 1. repulsive or distasteful. 2. excessively sweet or sentimental. 3. unsophisticated or old-fashioned. 4. sticky; viscid. /ˈɪkɪ/ adjective ickier, ickiest 1. sticky 2. excessively sentimental or emotional adj. 1935, American English, probably from icky-boo (c.1920) “sickly, nauseated,” probably baby talk elaboration of sick. Originally a swing lover’s term […]
/ˈɪkəl/ adjective 1. (Brit, informal) an ironically childish word for little