- British informal an ironically childish word for little
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Examples from the Web for ickle
He will only go to sleep to his own ickle tune, The New Lullaby.
Ickle bother can't say nuffin, without me to sow him the yay of it.The Maid of Sker
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Ickle boy Baxter goin' make imitations of darlin' Flopit again.
Ickle boy Baxter puts head one side, then other side, just like darlin' Flopit.
The "Ickle One" came into the world last November, to find her mother deep in baby relief work.The Red Rugs of Tarsus</p>
Helen Davenport Gibbons