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sicker

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[ sik-er ]
/ ˈsɪk ər /
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adjective

comparative of sick1.

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Definition for sicker (2 of 2)

sicker2

or sik·er

[ sik-er ]
/ ˈsɪk ər /
Scot. and North England

adjective

safe from danger; secure.
dependable; trustworthy.

adverb

certainly; without doubt.

Origin of sicker

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before 900; Middle English siker,Old English sicor; cognate with Dutch zeker,German sicher, all ≪ Latin sēcūrus;see secure
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