sick pay


noun

wages or other compensation received from an employer during an illness.

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Origin of sick pay

First recorded in 1885–90

OTHER WORDS FROM sick pay

sick-pay, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sick pay

  • But what was to become of him now, if he should be ill, and have no "sick-pay" upon which to fall back?

    Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer|George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)

British Dictionary definitions for sick pay

sick pay

noun

wages paid to an employee while he is on sick leave
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