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adjective as in not pleasant

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The idea of human hearts or livers growing inside an animal may be icky, but tolerable, to some.

She wanted to thrill without making it feel icky or lascivious.

From Vox

In the past decades we’ve learned a lot about the icky ingredients lurking in our favorite personal products.

Despite the pandemic’s impact on all of us, sick and healthy, we’ve actually seen a record-breaking low amount of another icky, highly-contagious respiratory virus—the flu.

Add in the long-term injury factor, and there’s something extra icky about tanking in football in particular.

One lefty tweeter even complained that an invasion of icky American tourists would undermine “family values” in Cuba.

Actually, rather like Gruber, we feel rather icky about fairy tales.

From the rise of the rosebud niche to headlines about STDs outbreaks, the XXX industry may be commercially icky.

If he sees a child held in such a way now, it gives him “an icky feeling.”

The celeb-endorsed craze promises to flush your body of icky impurities with a flood of juice.

Three went down on "phthis-icky" and four on "Ticdouloureux."

ICKY took flight with them, and got so close to the sun that the wax melted and his wings came off.

Uncle Icky got out of his bunk, built a fire in the stove and set his coffee to boil.

The most important fact is that Icky Jones has been a fool for over twenty year.

At Uncle Icky's request, the yacht sailed first for the coast-guard station.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to icky, such as: disgusting, horrible, nasty, sickening, loathsome, and noisome.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.