Sick meaning

sĭk
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(slang) Excellent; outstanding.

Did a sick run down the halfpipe.

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Suffering from disease or illness; unwell; ill.
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(chiefly british) Vomit.
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Defective; unsound.

A sick economy.

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Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops.

Sick soil.

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Having nausea; about to vomit or in the act of vomiting.
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Characteristic of or accompanying sickness.

A sick expression.

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Of or for sick people.

Sick leave.

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Deeply disturbed or distressed; extremely upset, as by grief, disappointment, disgust, failure, etc.
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Disgusted by reason of excess; annoyed or exasperated.

Sick of such excuses.

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Of sickly color; pale.
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Nauseated.
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Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
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In poor condition; impaired; unsound.
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Having a discharge of the menses; menstruating.
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Mentally ill or emotionally disturbed.
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(informal) Sadistic, morbid, or abnormally unwholesome.

A sick joke.

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Suffering from or affected with a disease or disorder; ailing.
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Relating to or for sick persons.
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In poor health.

She was sick all day with the flu.

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(colloquial) Mentally unstable, disturbed.
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(colloquial) In bad taste.

That's a sick joke.

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Having an urge to vomit.
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(slang) Very good, excellent, awesome.

This tune is sick.

Dude this car has a fully sick subwoofer!

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In poor condition.

Sick building syndrome; my car is looking pretty sick; my job prospects are pretty sick.

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(agriculture) Failing to sustain adequate harvests of crop, usually specified.
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Tired of or annoyed by something.

I've heard that song on the radio so many times that I'm starting to get sick of it.

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Sick people in general as a group.

We have to cure the sick.

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(colloquial) Vomit.

He lay there in a pool of his own sick.

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To vomit.

I woke up at 4 am and sicked on the floor.

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(rare) Alternative spelling of sic.
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The definition of sick is to have an illness, to be tired of something or sorrowful about something.

An example of sick is having the flu.

An example of sick is being tired of going shopping.

An example of sick is to be annoyed at constantly being lied to by an employee.

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Sick is defined as a group of people collectively who are ill.

An example of sick is the group of people in a cancer wing in a hospital.

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Having a great longing or nostalgia (for)

Sick for the hills.

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sick and tired
  • Thoroughly weary, discouraged, or bored.
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sick to one's stomach
  • having nausea; about to vomit or in the act of vomiting
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the sick
  • sick or ill people collectively
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of sick

  • Middle English from Old English sēoc

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English sek, sik, from Old English sÄ“oc, from Proto-Germanic *seukaz (confer West Frisian siik, Dutch ziek, German siech), from Proto-Indo-European *seug- (“to be troubled or grieved"); compare Middle Irish socht (“silence, depression"), Old Armenian Õ°Õ«Ö‚Õ®Õ¡Õ¶Õ«Õ´ (hiwcanim, “I am weakening").

    From Wiktionary