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English definition of “sickly”

sickly

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɪkli/
PERSON weak and often sick: a sickly childNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
SMELL/TASTE unpleasant and making you feel slightly sick: a sickly smellSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for badVomiting and feelings of sickness
(Definition of sickly from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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