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be sick

vb. 1 (&lit be sick English) 2 (context informal English) to vomit

be sick

v. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]

Usage examples of "be sick".

Except that is not true, either, because I did choose, I suppose, when I said that I would marry David for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, as long as we both shall live: this, obviously, is now more relevant than it has ever been, because he may well be sick, and poverty may well be approaching fast.

You created children with her, children youraised and loved and who would be sick if they thought their fatherwas in Atlantic City right now making a grab for his ex-wife, even ifthey are my fans.

A place to enjoy and savour the Good Things of Life while you still have it - not just somewhere to be sick in.

What an ironic pity, to think you were pretending to be sick, when unbeknownst to you, you were, in fact, fatally ill.