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Definition of the noun sickie

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noun - plural: sickies

  1. [slang] A day off work due to (supposed) illness.

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Google previewWorkers and Labour in a Globalised Capitalism (2013)

Contemporary Themes and Theoretical Issues by Maurizio Atzeni

Although an innovation, the mass sickie is a de facto strike based on the withdrawal of labour. Only in the case of police officers and other public servants who are lawfully barred from striking has this tactic constituted a genuine innovation.

Google previewDrowning in Sand (2016)

by J. Marc Harding

A sickie is a deadie sooner than ...

Google previewGetting a Job in Australia (2004)

A Step-by-step Guide to Finding Work Down Under by Nick Vandome, How to Books

The sickie is a piece of wonderful Australian logic which reasons that since there is an allowance for you to take a certain numbers of days off a year through sickness that you should take them whether you are actually ill or not. Perhaps they ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

sickie esp. Br. Aus. col. /Br. throw a sickie, Aus. chuck a sickie, Am. callinsick/ a day off work, esp. when pretending tobeill.

Google previewThe Godzone Dictionary (2010)

Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases by Max Cryer

sickie, to throw a Informal term describing time away from employment because of illness – sick leave. Since such ...

Google previewAn Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions (2007)

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

* Chuck a sickie Fake illness to take a day off work.** Chuck it Usually used to advise someone to abandon a particular line of reasoning. It can also mean ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

bickie, brickie, cliquey, dicky, Dickie, hickey, icky, Mickey, Nicky, picky, quickie, Ricky, sickie, sticky, thickie, tricky, Vicky, milky, silky, Wilkie, dinky, inky, kinky, minke, pinkie, slinky, stinky, frisky, risky, whiskey, whisky, biggie, ciggy, piggy, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-icky, dickey, Dicky, hickey, icky, kicky, Mickey, Nicky, picky, quickie, rickey, sickie, sticky, tricky, Vicki; doohickey, gin rickey. -icle. See -ickle. -icon. Sec -iken. -icter, lictor, stricter, victor; afflicter, conflicter, constrictor ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of The Malayan Language, In 2 Parts, Malayan and English And English and Malayan (1812)

by William Marsden

sickie o pengātam, -33-, sidop. Side A, beláh, G-3 filak; (one side) al... sabláh; (other side) e;4- sabláh läin; (both sides) A. A. sabláh meniabláh; ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Business Bullshit (2014)

by Alan Williams, Alison Whybrow

refusing to answer the phone to suppliers needing to be paid; avoiding client interaction of any kind in case one is found wanting; nipping off to the pub rather than facing the music; throwing a sickie; wandering around the park trying to work ...

Google previewDictionary of Euphemisms (2008)

by R. W. Holder

sickie an unauthorized ...

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Scrabble value of S1I1C3K5I1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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