from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Disagreeably sticky: icky candy.
- adj. Informal Offensive; distasteful: icky sentimentality.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. unpleasantly sticky; yucky; disgusting
- adj. excessively sentimental
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. very bad; repulsive; unpleasant; distasteful.
- adj. sticky.
- adj. Overly sentimental; -- of stories or dramas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very bad
- adj. soft and sticky
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!
I find it self-disempowering and just plain icky, especially if I'm on the receiving end.
Holocaust background or not, this book is just plain icky.
Just from a personal 'feeling' perspective, going to a store which is in with the fascist establishment makes be feel 'icky' -- and I avoid store which make me feel 'icky'.
Readers will no doubt recall the icky saga of Brian Doyle, the Deputy Press Secretary at Homeland Security who was arrested last week for allegedly talking dirty with a minor over the internet, sending out dirty pictures and a whole lot more.
This is like China and others voting present like the lying fraud in chief liked to do instead of making tough and "icky" decisions.
As for the second letter, reader Steve Schupbach proposes that most women just don't like engineering because they find it to be "icky," "dirty" and "sweaty."
We are bug people - we are used to dealing with the "icky" and the "gross".