sickie

[sik-ee]

noun Slang.

Also sicko. a person who is deranged or perverted.
a morbid or sadistic thing, as a joke.

Nearby words

  1. sickening,
  2. sickeningly,
  3. sicker,
  4. sickert,
  5. sickert, walter richard,
  6. sickish,
  7. sickishly,
  8. sickle,
  9. sickle bar,
  10. sickle cell

Origin of sickie

First recorded in 1965–70; sick1 + -ie

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British Dictionary definitions for sickie

sickie

noun

informal a day of sick leave from work, whether for genuine sickness or not

Word Origin for sickie

C20: from sick 1 + -ie

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