carsick

adjective
car·​sick | \ ˈkär-ˌsik How to pronounce carsick (audio) \

Definition of carsick

: affected with motion sickness especially in an automobile

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Other Words from carsick

car sickness noun

Examples of carsick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dear Heloise: My son can tend to get carsick at times. Washington Post, "Hints From Heloise: Care needed when using ladders around the house," 5 Dec. 2020 As someone who gets occasionally carsick — and ate a giant breakfast before Thursday’s screening — let’s just say that throwing up into my popcorn bag was a bit of a concern. John Meyer, The Know, "Colorado Parks and Wildlife will begin issuing 2019 hunting reservations later this month," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of carsick

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of carsick was in 1908

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“Carsick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carsick. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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carsick

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of carsick

: feeling sick while riding in a car because of the movement of the vehicle

carsick

adjective
car·​sick | \ ˈkär-ˌsik How to pronounce carsick (audio) \

Medical Definition of carsick

: affected with motion sickness especially in an automobile

Other Words from carsick

car sickness noun

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