sick time

noun

Definition of sick time

: the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay workers who are unable to work because they are sick three weeks annual sick time

Learn More About sick time

Dictionary Entries Near sick time

sickroom

sick time

sick to one's stomach

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for sick time

Cite this Entry

“Sick time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sick%20time. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!