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sickly-looking

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Definition of sickly-looking in English:

adjective

Appearing ill and weak: a sickly-looking, skeletal boy
More example sentences
  • She was a thin, pale and sickly looking girl, with dark rings under her eyes.
  • His bald, sickly looking head was set upon an equally feeble frame.
  • The hedge was just a rather sickly looking hedge, with a number of dead trees in it, some trees showing damage.

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