a form of industrial action in which all workers in a factory, etc, report sick simultaneously
(intransitive, adverb) to take part in such action
noun 1. wages or other compensation received from an employer during an illness. noun 1. wages paid to an employee while he is on sick leave
- Sick puppy
noun a perverted or sadistic person Examples To watch that type of movie, you have to be one sick puppy. Usage Note slang
- Sick role
sick role n. The protective role given an individual who is physically or mentally ill or injured; it may be assumed by the individual or it may be imposed as a part of social custom.
noun 1. a room in which a sick person is confined. noun 1. a room to which a person who is ill is confined 2. a room set aside, as in a school, for people who are taken ill sickroom sick·room (sĭk’rōōm’, -rum’) n. A room occupied by a sick person. sick someone on