Definition of sickroom in English:


Syllabification: sick·room
Pronunciation: /ˈsikˌro͞om


  • A room in a school or place of work occupied by or set apart for people who are unwell.
    More example sentences
    • Sprinkle it about where a suspicious smell is detected - in lavatories, sickrooms, cesspools or sewers.
    • She followed him out of the sickroom and down a long hall way.
    • Watching the two of them should be easier than nursing half the sickroom, surely.

More definitions of sickroom

Definition of sickroom in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little