a house or apartment used by prostitutes for arranging or keeping assignations. a place at which call girls await telephone calls from customers.
a program in which listeners or viewers phone in comments or questions to the host or a person being interviewed. a live telephone conversation intended for broadcasting between a program’s host and a person being interviewed. of, relating to, or featuring such phone calls or conversations: a call-in program. Contemporary Examples Why Snowden’s ‘Challenge’ to […]
payment made to employees who report for work and find there is no work for them to do.
afflicted with ill health or disease; ailing. affected with nausea; inclined to vomit. deeply affected with some unpleasant feeling, as of sorrow, disgust, or boredom: sick at heart; to be sick of parties. mentally, morally, or emotionally deranged, corrupt, or unsound: a sick mind; wild statements that made him seem sick. characteristic of a sick […]