What Does HSIK Mean?

HSIK means "How Should I Know." HSIK is typically used in response to an unreasonable question or when the question is asked at an unreasonable time. There is a definite hint of irritation with HSIK.

Summary of Key Points

"How Should I Know?" is the most common definition for HSIK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:How Should I Know?
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write HSIK, I mean this:

meaning of HSIK
"How should I know" (HSIK) means you don't know the answer to a question (especially a silly question).


Examples of HSIK in Sentences

Here are examples of HSIK being used in conversations:
  • Student A: What's the answer to the equation on page 50? I've got to hand in my homework in a minute.
  • Student B: HSIK!
  • Son: Mum, where's my new jumper?
  • Mother: HSIK? Have you looked among all the other clothes on your floordrobe?

An Academic Look at HSIK

HSIK is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Aitch Ess Aye Kay"), HSIK is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of HSIK Used in a Text


See Also

BWC (but who cares?) AFAIK (as far as I know) AIKRN (all I know right now) AKA (also known as) ASAIK (as soon as I know) AUO (I don't know) AYK (as you know) B4YKI (before you know it) BBK (boy better know) BWDIK (but what do I know?) BYKT (but you know that) DIKU (do I know you?) DAMHIK (don't ask me how I know) DN (don't know) DKDC (don't know don't care) DNO (don't know) DONNO (I don't know) DUNNO (don't know) DNTK (don't need to know)