Meaning of “sickie” in the English Dictionary

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"sickie" in British English

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sickienoun

uk /ˈsɪk.i/ us /ˈsɪk.i/ UK informal

(Definition of “sickie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sickie" in Business English

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sickienoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪki/ us UK informal WORKPLACE

a day when a worker says they are ill when they are not, in order to stay at home and not go to work:

pull/throw/take a sickie I pulled a sickie and went to see a film.

(Definition of “sickie” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)