carsick

[ kahr-sik ]
/ ˈkɑrˌsɪk /

adjective

ill with carsickness.

Origin of carsick

First recorded in 1905–10; car1 + sick1
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British Dictionary definitions for carsick

carsick

/ (ˈkɑːˌsɪk) /

adjective

nauseated from riding in a car or other vehicle
Derived Formscarsickness, noun
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Word Origin and History for carsick

carsick


adj.

also car-sick, 1908, on model of seasick, from car (n.) + sick (adj.). Related: Carsickness.

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Medicine definitions for carsick

carsick

[ kärsĭk′ ]

adj.

Suffering from motion sickness caused by travel in a motor vehicle.
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