This page is about the slang term sickie
a day taken off work after calling in sick when one is actually well
- Paul throws a sickie at least once a month. I wonder if his boss has noticed that he's always "sick" when the weather is beautiful?
- Robbo reckons the surf's awesome today, so I'm chuckin' a sickie and headin' down the coast.
This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
Tom took a "sickie" after seeing the weather forecast for the day was fine and warm. He was feeling
Contributor: Matt Errey