sick

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sick

1. inclined or likely to vomit
2. 
a. suffering from ill health
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
3. 
a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell
b. (in combination): sickbed
4. deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness
5. mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
6. an informal word for vomit
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Sick as a Parrot by Liz Evans (Orion publishing, pounds 10.
SIR Chris Evans was, appropriately, as a sick as a parrot when his bird Saffy fled its cage on a trip to the vet.
Fortunately, theAmazon Green was not as sick as a parrot despite braving the coldest overnight temperatures of the year.
JORGE BARRANDA should have been over the moon when his son rammed home the crucial goal in his side's title- clinching performance in Argentina last week - instead he was sick as a parrot.
Now owner Sally Reynolds feels sick as a parrot because her fouryear-old won't come back to her home in Pelham Grove, Aigburth.