Sickerly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Sickerly Surely; securely. "But sikerly , withouten any fable."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sickerly Same as sicker.
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Usage

In literature:

David, do I make you feel sicker?
"Sunny Slopes" by Ethel Hueston
And waited, ever with a sicker restlessness, a more unendurable longing.
"August First" by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews and Roy Irving Murray
Our general is sick a good deal, but the sicker he grows the braver he grows.
"The Sun Of Quebec" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He always seemed to be just about so sick, but it never hurt his appetite and he never got any sicker.
"Fairies and Folk of Ireland" by William Henry Frost
Sicker'n a pup she was; it was a mess.
"Murder at Bridge" by Anne Austin
The dose made him sicker yet, and nature came to his relief, and in a little while he felt better.
"Now or Never" by Oliver Optic
But your aunt is sick, very sick, and to all appearance she will be sicker still.
"A Hungarian Nabob" by Maurus Jókai
You never saw a sicker-looking man than Bill when he heard that there wasn't going to be any extra session for him.
"Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" by George Horace Lorimer
For a moment he tried to look sicker than he was.
"Sally of Missouri" by R. E. Young
And then when it looked as if it would be Marcia Oldham I got sicker.
"The Silver Butterfly" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
The Sora Guai was sicker than she dreamed.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
John tells me you were sicker than people usually are at such times.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Sick o' the game, and sicker far o' Clootie, I'd ceased to care about the booty.
"A Golfing Idyll" by Violet Flint
He went and he was gone two whole days and when he came back he was sicker than before.
"Czechoslovak Fairy Tales" by Parker Fillmore
Dese yere arms has held him troo all kiner sickernesses.
"Maid Sally" by Harriet A. Cheever
The farmer and his wife grew sicker and sicker with envy but they kept on smiling and rubbing their hands and asking questions.
"The Shoemaker's Apron" by Parker Fillmore
Afterward I collected two thousand bucks from a sicker looking bookie.
"The Garden of Eden" by Max Brand
Pretty soon Mr. 'Coon said he thought mebbe Mr. Rabbit was sicker than he let on, and he guessed he'd better go and see about it.
"The Hollow Tree and Deep Woods Book" by Albert Bigelow Paine
But it would make me sicker still," he added stoutly, "to go back before we'd licked the Huns.
"Army Boys in France" by Homer Randall
Is your mother sicker?
"The Flower Girl of The Château d'Eau, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XV)" by Charles Paul de Kock
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In poetry:

SUNDOWNER.
Hot to-day, guv’nor; let’s go and have a liquor;
Lady take anything?—Bless you I can pay—
Haven’t had one yet, and nothing makes me sicker
Than abstaining altogether such a day.
"A Bush Study, A La Watteau" by Arthur Patchett Martin
A nightmare passion. Horror mixed with bliss.
Blood, writhing fish… Before it makes you sicker
You'd better stop. Come, douse the flames. Move quicker.
Push it all overboard!.. Smoke. Steam. A hiss.
"In An Estuary" by Ivan Bunin

In news:

's solicitude about me reminded me how little she takes care of herself, how much she devotes herself to other people: she was very soon sicker than I.
The 16 ferrets that had the seasonal flu vaccine got sicker from the H1N1 than those that were not vaccinated.
With every BUT- ler win, I got a little sicker inside.
So does that mean that American children are sicker than they used to be.
It could be making us sicker .
He told reporters today that he was much sicker than his reps let on.
Yes our health care system in America is Sick, but do we want to just make it sicker.
People worldwide living longer, but sicker.
Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five Southern states, and the primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than other types.
Global life expectancy study shows people living sicker.
We're living longer, but sicker: Study finds life expectancy rising but so is disability.
America's health ratings: Living longer, but sicker.
People worldwide living longer , but sicker.
We're living longer , but sicker: Study finds life expectancy rising but so is disability.
America's health ratings: Living longer , but sicker.
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