sickish

adjective sick·ish \ ˈsi-kish \

Definition of sickish

1 archaic : somewhat ill : sickly
2 : somewhat nauseated : queasy
3 : somewhat sickening
  • a sickish odor

sickishly

adverb

sickishness

noun

Examples of sickish in a Sentence

  1. the fumes from the freshly applied paint made her feel sickish

First Known Use of sickish

1581

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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sickish Synonyms

Near Antonyms

settled;

healthy, well;

Related Words

green, peaked, peaky, sickly;

unsettled, upset, woozy;



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