sick day


: a paid day of sick leave

Examples of sick day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sustained allegation of him lying about a sick day, mixed with various other allegations, also created credibility issues for Williams. Quinn Clark, Journal Sentinel, 30 Jan. 2024 And as the world found out last year, that guy can take a sick day. Chris Willman, Variety, 27 Mar. 2024 Workers' anxiety over sick day requests isn't necessarily unwarranted or overblown, either. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 9 Oct. 2023 Even someone as glamorous as Vanna White needs a sick day occasionally. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 3 Oct. 2023 Read the full Aquarius Daily Horoscope Pisces (February 19 - March 20) Taking a sick day? USA TODAY, 7 Sep. 2023 The iHealth No-Touch Forehead Thermometer is a user-friendly, hygienic option that will make your next sick day a little bit less of a drag. Loren Brutsch, Health, 12 July 2023 No sick days, one short vacation Marian, who is 63 and a mother of six grown children — four biological and two adopted — says in 35 years she’s never taken a single sick day, not even after giving birth. cleveland, 18 July 2023 Workers don’t need a new type of sick day. Jonathan Malesic, The Atlantic, 14 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sick day was in 1968

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“Sick day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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