Definition of squick in English:

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Pronunciation: /skwik/

Entry from US English dictionary


[with object] informal
Cause someone to feel intense disgust: we get that bodily fluids can squick people out stop reading now if you’re squicked by injury details
More example sentences
  • Some people get squicked out by the idea of swapping germs.
  • I recall being entirely squicked out by the giant sandworms in the film version of "Dune."
  • It's not rational, but the idea of those two dating squicks me out.


1990s: probably imitative or representing an alteration of ick.

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Syllabification: squick

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