- somewhat sick or ill.
- somewhat sickening or nauseating.
Origin of sickish
Related Words for sickishailing, lackluster, cranky, feeble, infirm, delicate, diseased, down, dragging, faint, indisposed, languid, low, mean, off-color, pallid, peaked, poorly, rocky, run-down
Examples from the Web for sickish
Historical Examples of sickish
"Them lilies is so sweet they are sickish," said the old grandmother.Quaint Courtships
It had a sickish sweet odour, but that did not impress me at the time.The Silent Bullet
Arthur B. Reeve
Mitch got pale and began to be sickish and I was scared to death.Mitch Miller
Edgar Lee Masters
"Why, it's—it's a sickish, acid sort of odour," said Colton hesitantly.The Flying Death
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Then he became aware of a curious, sweet, sickish odor in the booth.Tom Swift and his Photo Telephone