Definition of queasy
- queasy motion
The boat ride made me a little queasy.
She complained of a queasy stomach.
He feels queasy about taking the test.
She had the queasy feeling that she was being watched.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'queasy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks;
: having a sick feeling in the stomach : suffering from nausea
: having an unpleasantly nervous or doubtful feeling
What made you want to look up queasy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Confusing Words—A Quiz