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Definition of ishy


  • cranky and whiny, like an over-tired child
    That baby is getting ishy, he probably needs a nap.

    Last edited on Apr 14 2009. Submitted by Anonymous from Bellevue, WA 98008, USA on Apr 14 2009.

  • Mediocre; of dubious quality, purity, or freshness.
    These pancakes are ishy.

    Last edited on Jul 06 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 06 2013.

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