What Does ICK Mean in a Text?

ICK means "Disgusting or Horrible."

Ick was originally an an interjection used as an exclamation of disgust (similar in meaning and use to eww). However, it is now also used as a slang word, to refer to something disgusting or horrible. For example:
  • ICK! That's horrible!
  • Nipple piercings give me the ICK.
  • She's a lovely girl, but her beard is definitely an ICK for me.
  • That is so ICKY!

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When I write ICK, I mean this:

meaning of ICK

"Disgusting or Horrible"

Summary of Key Points

"Disgusting or Horrible" is the most common definition for ICK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Disgusting or Horrible
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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