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[ik] /ɪk/
(used as an expression of distaste or repugnance.) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In the end, the reason that Anthony Weiner is unlikely to survive the sexting scandal comes down to what I call the ick factor.

  • Except that the ick factor keeps rising, along with the humiliation level for the embattled Democrat.

  • Um, well, to avoid the ick factor let's believe he meant he put his career ahead of his marriage.

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An exclamation of disgust; gross, yecch, yuck (1948+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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