sick call

sick call
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sik kawl]
    • /sɪk kɔl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sik kawl]
    • /sɪk kɔl/

Definitions of sick call words

  • noun sick call a daily formation for those requiring medical attention. 1
  • noun sick call the period during which this formation is held. 1
  • noun sick call a daily formation made up of personnel who wish to receive medical attention 0
  • noun sick call a signal for or the time of such a formation 0

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Origin of sick call

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40

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Parts of speech for Sick call


sick call popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

sick call usage trend in Literature

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