sickadjectiveuk /sɪk/ us /sɪk/
sick adjective (ILL)
- Her new film deals with the relationship between a woman and her sick daughter.
- The new president said she would dedicate herself to protecting the rights of the old, the sick, and the homeless.
- In his speech, he dwelt on the plight of the sick and the hungry.
- He had the furred tongue of a sick man.
- I spent most of the morning ministering to my sick husband.
sick adjective (VOMIT)
- We had a really rough crossing - I was sick three times.
- I ate so much of it one day I was sick and that cured me of my addiction.
- Tell me if you start to feel sick, all right?
- If he eats anything with wheat in it he's very sick.
- Just looking at a picture of the sea is guaranteed to make me feel sick.
sick adjective (UNPLEASANT)
sick adjective (GOOD)
sicknounuk /sɪk/ us /sɪk/
sick noun (ILL)