Examples of sickie in a Sentence
He took a sickie to go to the football game.
the police suspect it is some sickie with an obsession for the actress
First Known Use of sickie
Synonymsbug, crackbrain, crazy, fool, fruitcake, head case, loon, loony, maniac, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], psycho, psychopath, lunatic, sicko, wacko (also whacko)
Related Wordsmadman, madwoman; abnormal, deviant; manic-depressive, monomaniac, mythomaniac, neurotic, obsessive, obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, psychoneurotic, psychotic, schizo, schizoid, schizophrene, schizophrenic, sociopath; character, codger, crack, crackpot, crank, eccentric, fantastic (also fantastical), flake, kook, oddball, oddity, original, quiz, screwball, tyke (also tike) [chiefly British], weirdo, zany; case, patient
SICKIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sickie for English Language Learners
: a day when someone who is not really sick claims to be sick and does not go to work
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