sickie

[ sik-ee ]
/ ˈsɪk i /

noun Slang.

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

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Origin of sickie

First recorded in 1965–70; sick1 + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for sickie

sickie
/ (ˈsɪkɪ) /

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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