Entry from US English dictionary
A day taken off from work because of illness.
- I bitched about having to take another sick day on Monday to go to the funeral.
- If you're a dentist, and your morning starts out like Dr. Feinstone's does, take a goddamn sick day.
- This is my first sick day in I-can't-remember-how-long.
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Syllabification: sick day
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