Definition of "icky" []

  • Informal Disagreeably sticky: icky candy. (adjective)
  • Informal Offensive; distasteful: icky sentimentality. (adjective)
  • Sticky (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Excessively sentimental or emotional (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "icky" in a sentence
  • "However, just resting and waiting out those first three months when you feel "icky" is an important thing and no one should put pressure on you or make you feel lazy."
  • "If you doubt it, wait for the moment when Grimes announces, elbow-deep in icky stuff, "We need more guts!""
  • "I'm sick with a sinus infection and just feel plain icky!"