What is a COVIDIOT? Can sounds give you brain tingles? What is a man looking for younger girls called? What is an "Unexplained Drinking Injury (UDI)"? What does QQ mean? P911 means parents are watching! Why does <4 mean "more than love"? What does DIAMOND HANDS mean? Send an encrypted message. Learn all the Snapchat emojis.
Search our site
What Does HIIK Mean?HIIK means "Hell If I Know." The abbreviation HIIK is used with the meaning "I donīt know" or "I have no idea." It is most commonly used to express irritation, wonderment or frustration and is usually considered a rude or abrupt way of responding to a question.
Of note, "Hell If I Know" can also be abbreviated as H2IK. However, H2IK usually has a slightly different ("geeky") connotation.
Image for HIIKWhen I write HIIK, I mean this: HIIK is usually a rude or abrupt way of saying "I don't know."
Summary of Key Points"Hell If I Know" is the most common definition for HIIK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Hell If I Know (see also H2IK)|
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of HIIK in SentencesHere are examples of HIIK being used in conversations:
- Chris: How long are you going to live?
- Aaron: HIIK! Ages, I hope.
- Martin: What did you have for dinner last Wednesday?
- Penny: HIIK! I can't remember what I ate last night!
An Academic Look at HIIK"Hell If I Know" is a variant of the proverbial phrase "I'll be damned if I know," meaning "I have no idea." A proverbial phrase or a proverbial expression is a saying that becomes widely known through word of mouth. The phrase and expression differ because while a proverb is a fixed expression, a proverbial phrase allows alterations to fit the grammar of the context.
HIIK is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Aitch Eye Eye Kay"), but it is not often spoken using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation HIIK is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have said something like "How on earth would I know?" instead of HIIK.
Example of HIIK Used in a Text
Help Us To Improve Cyber Definitions
- Do you disagree with something on this page?
- Did you spot a typo?
- Do you know a slang term that we've missed?