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adjective sick pronunciation in British English /sɪk/
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  1. 1
    if you are sick, food you have eaten suddenly comes out of your stomach through your mouth
    I’m going to be sick!
    violently sick: He was violently sick over the side of the boat.
    make yourself sick: People with eating disorders often make themselves sick.
    sick feeling: The thought of seeing him gave her a sick feeling in her stomach.
    See also seasick
  2. 2
    mainly American if you are sick, you do not feel well
    He stayed at home caring for his sick wife.
    sick and injured/wounded/dying: a clinic for animals that are sick and injured
    get/fall sick (=become sick): He suddenly fell very sick and died a few days later.
  3. 4
    very informal very impressive, attractive, enjoyable, etc. This word is used mainly by young people.
    The hair, make up and outfit is sick! She looks amazing!
  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    wicked, great
    It was sick!
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