somewhat sick or ill.
somewhat sickening or nauseating.

Nearby words

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

Origin of sickish

First recorded in 1575–85; sick1 + -ish1

Related formssick·ish·ly, adverbsick·ish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for sickish



1580s, from sick (adj.) + -ish.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper