If he sees a child held in such a way now, it gives him “an icky feeling.”
One lefty tweeter even complained that an invasion of icky American tourists would undermine “family values” in Cuba.
The celeb-endorsed craze promises to flush your body of icky impurities with a flood of juice.
The greatest thing about Jennie and the book that (just barely) contains her is that no icky morals are conveyed.
Greg Smith woke up one morning this month, covered from head to toe in icky, slimy Vampire-Squid ink.
The most important fact is that icky Jones has been a fool for over twenty year.
icky took flight with them, and got so close to the sun that the wax melted and his wings came off.
1935, American English, probably from icky-boo (c.1920) "sickly, nauseated," probably baby talk elaboration of sick. Originally a swing lover's term for more sentimental jazz music; in general use from 1938.
A conventional, tedious person; square: She turned out to be an icky (1935+)
[fr baby talk, ''sticky, nasty''; although perhaps fr Yiddish elken or iklen, ''to nauseate, revolt'']