Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of ticks or other vermin.
  • noun Threepence; a threepenny bit. Also tickey.
  • noun Same as tacky.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective infested with ticks (The tiny woodland arthropod of the order Acarina.)
  • noun childish a tick (particularly, a check mark).
  • interjection onomatopoeia Representing short pitchless sound at a reasonable volume.

Etymologies

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tick +‎ -y

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