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Definition of sickly:

  1. Appearing as if sick; weak; languid; pale.
  2. In a sick manner or condition; ill.
  3. Producing, or tending to, disease; as, a sickly autumn; a sickly climate.
  4. Somewhat sick; disposed to illness; attended with disease; as, a sickly body.
  5. Tending to produce nausea; sickening; as, a sickly smell; sickly sentimentality.
  6. To make sick or sickly; - with over, and probably only in the past participle.


rocky, low, peaked, indisposed, mean, health, sallow, ill, sick, under the weather, unhealthy, unwell, off-color, ailing, anemic, seedy, poorly.

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