ticky

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tick +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

ticky (comparative more ticky, superlative most ticky)

  1. infested with ticks (The tiny woodland arthropod of the order Acarina.)
    The ticky cows should be kept well separated to avoid contamination.

Noun[edit]

ticky (plural tickies)

  1. (childish) a tick (particularly, a check mark).
    Can I get another ticky?

Interjection[edit]

ticky

  1. (onomatopoeia, also tick) Representing short pitchless sound at a reasonable volume.
    Ticky-ticky-ticky the clock continued regardless of whether anyone listened.

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