sick

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sick is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
sick

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Positive
sick

Comparative
sicker

Superlative
sickest

  1. If a person, animal, or plant is sick, it has a disease and is not healthy.
    I'm sorry, I'm too sick to go to work today.
    If you're sick, you should go and see a doctor.
  2. (informal) A way of saying something is bad. (Could mean one or both of the following.)
    1. (informal) If something is sick it makes you feel like vomiting. Usually this is not literal, but just means very bad.
      Oh sick! There is dog shit all over everything.
    2. (informal) Sick can mean similar to person who is mentally ill (crazy), as an insult. This can also mean something bad that a crazy person might do.
      Killing children is just plain sick.
      That guy is really sick in the head.
  3. (slang) You say this about something that is cool. That is, something you like or see as very good.
    That song is sick!

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