sick·​er | \ ˈsi-kər How to pronounce sicker (audio) \

Definition of sicker

chiefly Scotland

Other Words from sicker

sicker adverb, chiefly Scotland
sickerly adverb, chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of sicker

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sicker

Middle English siker, from Old English sicor, from Latin securus secure

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The first known use of sicker was before the 12th century

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“Sicker.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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easily led, controlled, or managed

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