adjective, sick·er, sick·est.
- failing to sustain adequate harvests of some crop, usually specified: a wheat-sick soil.
- containing harmful microorganisms: a sick field.
Words nearby sick
Idioms for sick
Origin of sick1
British Dictionary definitions for sick and tired (1 of 2)
- suffering from ill health
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the sick
- of, relating to, or used by people who are unwellsick benefits
- (in combination)sickroom
Derived forms of sicksickish, adjective
Word Origin for sick
British Dictionary definitions for sick and tired (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for sick and tired
Idioms and Phrases with sick and tired (1 of 2)
Also, sick or tired to death. Thoroughly weary or bored, as in I'm sick and tired of these begging phone calls, or She was sick to death of that endless recorded music. These hyperbolic expressions of exasperation imply one is weary to the point of illness or death. The first dates from the late 1700s, the first variant from the late 1800s, and the second variant from the first half of the 1700s.
Idioms and Phrases with sick and tired (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with sick
- sick and tired
- sick as a dog
- sick at heart
- sick in bed
- sick joke
- sick to one's stomach
- call in sick
- get sick
- make one sick
- worried sick