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What Does ISHK Mean?ISHK means "I Should Have Known."
The abbreviation ISHK is typically used with the meaning "I Should Have Known" as an admission of responsibility or guilt when the sender has made a mistake that they had the knowledge or experience to avoid. ISHK is also often used sarcastically, when the sender wishes to make it clear that their only mistake was to have had confidence in another person.
ISHK is very similar in meaning to the abbreviation SHK (Should Have Known), which is also often used with the meaning "I Should Have Known," but can also be used to mean "You/He/We/They Should Have Known."
In 2011, British band "The Foo Fighters" released a track entitled "I Should Have Known," which allegedly examines the conflicting emotions of lead singer Dave Grohl following the loss of a childhood friend to a drugs overdose.
Image for ISHKWhen I write ISHK, I mean this: ISHK means "How diid I miss that!"
Summary of Key Points"I Should Have Known" is the most common definition for ISHK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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Examples of ISHK in SentencesHere are examples of ISHK being used in conversations:
- Rita: He won! We’re all doomed!
- Mark: Oh no! ISHK not to waste my vote!
- Bob: He’s married and has two kids.
- Zeta: ISHK he was too good to be true.
An Academic Look at ISHKAs it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Eye Ess Aitch Kay"), ISHK is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we would have just said "I Should Have Known" or something like “Should Have Known Better” instead of using ISHK.
Example of ISHK Used in a Text
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