sick list

sick list
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sik list]
    • /sɪk lɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sik list]
    • /sɪk lɪst/

Definitions of sick list words

  • noun sick list a list of persons who are sick. 1
  • idioms sick list on the sick list, in poor health; not well; ill. 1
  • noun sick list register of staff who are ill 1
  • noun sick list a list of the sick, esp in the army or navy 0

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Origin of sick list

First appearance:

before 1785
One of the 44% newest English words
First recorded in 1785-95

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Parts of speech for Sick list


sick list popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% 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 list usage trend in Literature

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