icky

[ ik-ee ]
/ ˈɪk i /
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adjective, ick·i·er, ick·i·est. Informal.

repulsive or distasteful.
excessively sweet or sentimental.
unsophisticated or old-fashioned.
sticky; viscid.

Origin of icky

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; of uncertain origin
SYNONYMS FOR icky
3 gummy, gooey, gucky.
Related formsick·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ickiness

icky

/ (ˈɪkɪ) /

adjective ickier or ickiest

sticky
excessively sentimental or emotional

Derived Formsickiness, noun
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