What does ick mean?


Gross, yucky, disgusting things often prompt an "ick" reaction. For example, when you see your little brother pick his nose, look around to see if anyone is looking, then eat the booger, you may remark, "Ick."

There are many situations where you might utter "ick." For example, if your blind date is objectively unattractive, you might text your friends, "Ick, he's wearing sweatpants and has long greasy hair." Or, if your favorite football club just committed an embarrassing loss, you might say, "I can't believe I wasted a Saturday morning on them. Ick."


Did you see that roadkill? Its head was smashed like a watermelon

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Updated May 19, 2022

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