Complete Definition of "sick"

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Etymology 1
Old English sÄoc

Pronunciation
w:AHD|AHD: sÄ­k
w:IPA|IPA: /sɪk/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /sIk/
audio|en-us-sick.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪk|-ɪk

Homophones
sic

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. In poor health
  2. colloquial Mentally unstable, disturbed.
  3. colloquial In bad taste.

#: That's a sick joke.

  1. Having an urge to vomit.
  2. context|slang Very good, excellent, awesome.

#: This tune is sick.

  1. In poor condition

#: (sick building syndrome; my car is looking pretty sick; my job prospects are pretty sick)

Synonyms
(in poor health): ill, not well, poorly (British), sickly, unwell
(mentally unstable): disturbed, sick in the head, twisted, warped.
(slang: excellent): cool, rad, wicked

Antonyms
(in poor health) fit, healthy, well
(slang: excellent): crap, naff, uncool

Related terms
sick as a dog context|idiom|in poor health

Translations
trans-top|in poor health
Afrikaans: siek
Arabic: ARchar|ÙرÙض IPAchar|(marÄ«É)
Chinese: ç, ç (bìng)
Dutch: ziek, zieke
Finnish: sairas
French: malade m|f
German: krank
Greek: άÏÏÏÏÏοÏ
Hebrew: choleh
Hungarian: beteg
Irish: tinn
Italian: ammalato m, ammalata f
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Japanese: çæ° (byÅki)
Korean: ìí (apeun)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâØ®ÛØ´
Malay: sakit
Norwegian: syk
Persian: FAchar|بÛÙار (bimaar) FAchar|ÙرÙض (mareez)
Polish: chory
Portuguese: doente m|f
Romanian: bolnav, abÄtut
Russian: болен (bólen) m, болÑна (bolâná) f, болÑно (bolânó) n
Serbian: болеÑÑан (bolestan) m
Slovak: chorý, zle
Spanish: enfermo m, enferma f; mareado
Swedish: sjuk
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trans-top|colloquial: mentally unstable, disturbed
trans-mid
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trans-top|colloquial: in bad taste
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|British youth slang: very good, excellent
trans-mid
Japanese: ã¤ãã (yabai)
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Noun
the sick (collective noun)

  1. Those people as a group who are sick.

#: We have to cure the sick.

Translations

Dutch: zieke m|f, zieken p
Finnish: sairaat p
French: les malades m plural
Italian: gli ammalati m plural
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Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâØ®ÛØ´
Malay: pesakit
Norwegian: syke
Swedish: sjuka, (sjuke)

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. colloquial vomit.

Synonyms
puke, spew (all colloquial)
See WikiSaurus:vomit

Translations

Finnish: oksennus
Polish: wymiociny p
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Swedish: spy, kräka, kräkas

Related terms
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airsick
be sick
carsick
dogsick
fall sick
get sick
heartsick
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homesick
lovesick
seasick
sick as a dog
sick and twisted
sick bag
sick bay
mid3
sick day
sick note
sick out
sick pay
sicken
sickly
sickness
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Etymology 2

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|rare alternative spelling of|sic

#*1938, Eugene Gay-Tifft, translator, The Saga of Frank Dover by Johannes Buchholtz, 2005 Kessinger Publishing edition, ISBN 141915222X, page 125,
#*:When we were at work swabbing the deck, necessarily barelegged, Pelle would sick the dog on us; and it was an endless source of pleasure to him when the dog succeeded in fastening its teeth in our legs and making the blood run down our ankles.
#*1957, w:J. D. Salinger|J. D. Salinger, "Zooey", in, 1961, w:Franny and Zooey|Franny and Zooey, 1991 LB Books edition, page 154,
#*: "...is just something God sicks on people who have the gall to accuse Him of having created an ugly world."
#*2001 (publication date), Anna Heilman, Never Far Away: The Auschwitz Chronicles of Anna Heilman, University of Calgary Press, ISBN 1552380408, page 82,
#*:Now they find a new entertainment: they sick the dog on us.

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