sickish

adjective
sick·​ish | \ ˈsi-kish How to pronounce sickish (audio) \

Definition of sickish

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

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Other Words from sickish

sickishly adverb
sickishness noun

Examples of sickish in a Sentence

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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The first known use of sickish was in 1581

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