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1. To be or become ill or generally unwell. I got really sick last week and had to miss several days of work. You're going to get sick in this cold weather if you don't bundle up!
2. To become nauseated, sometimes to the point of vomiting. I'm getting sick driving around all these winding mountain roads. After drinking an entire bottle of vodka, Jim got sick all over his shoes.
3. To become repelled or disgusted by something. I get sick thinking about how much we have to pay for our medical insurance.
1. mod. lame; dull; bad. That broad is truly ill and has a face that would stop a clock.
2. and illing and illin’ mod. excellent; cool. We had an ill time at your party. Loved it!
- augur well for
- be ill at ease
- be taken ill
- fall ill
- get sick
- house of ill fame
- house of ill repute
- ill at ease
- ill health
- ill will
- ill wind that blows no one any good, it's an
- ill-disposed to doing
- ill-gotten gains
- It's an ill bird that fouls its own nest
- it's an ill wind
- it's an ill wind that blows no good
- it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good
- It's an ill wind that blows nobody good
- It's ill waiting for dead men's shoes
- Never speak ill of the dead
- speak ill of
- take ill
- woman of ill repute
- you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours