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under the weather

Definition of under the weather

  1. :  not feeling well :  feeling sick <She's (feeling) a little under the weather today, so she won't be joining us.>



Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  facing or protruding downward

    :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

weatherplay
  1. :  the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness

    :  state or vicissitude of life or fortune

    : :  disagreeable atmospheric conditions: as

  1. :  to expose to the open air :  subject to the action of the elements

    :  to bear up against and come safely through

    :  to undergo or endure the action of the elements

  1. :  of or relating to the side facing the wind — compare lee


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