Also, sicko. a person who is deranged or perverted.
a morbid or sadistic thing, as a joke.
(informal) a day of sick leave from work, whether for genuine sickness or not
- Sick in bed
see: laid up , def. 1.
verb (used with object), sicked or sicced [sikt] /sɪkt/ (Show IPA), sicking or siccing. 1. to attack (used especially in commanding a dog): Sic ’em! 2. to incite to attack (usually followed by on). verb (used with object) 1. sic1 . adverb 1. so or thus: inserted in brackets in a written or printed text […]
adjective 1. somewhat sick or ill. 2. somewhat sickening or nauseating.
- Sick joke
sick him An anecdote intended to be humorous but actually in very bad taste, as in His stories turn out to be sick jokes about people who are handicapped in some way. [ ; mid-1900s ]