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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.
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    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.
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  3. 3
    if something that someone does or says is sick, it is so unpleasant that it would upset some people
    sick humour/jokes
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    1. a.
      used about someone who behaves in a cruel or unpleasant way
      If you ask me, he’s sick in the head.
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  4. 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!



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