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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sickeradjective

    Sure; certain; firm.

    Etymology: sicer, Welsh; seker, Dutch.

    Being some honest curate, or some vicar,
    Content with little, in condition sicker. Hubberd’s Tale.

  2. Sickeradverb

    Surely; certainly.

    Sicker thou’s but a lazy loord,
    And rekes much of thy swink,
    That with fond terms and witless words,
    To bleer mine eyes do’st think. Edmund Spenser.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sickerverb

    to percolate, trickle, or ooze, as water through a crack

  2. Sickeradjective

    alt. of Siker

  3. Sickeradverb

    alt. of Siker

  4. Etymology: [AS. sicerian.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sicker

    sik′ėr, adj. (Scot.) sure, certain, firm.—adv. (Spens.) surely, certainly—also Sicc′ar.—n. Sick′erness (Spens.), the state of being sicker or certain. [A.S. siker—L. securus; Ger. sicher.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sicker is ranked #91625 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sicker surname appeared 201 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sicker.

    97% or 195 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sicker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sicker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sicker in a Sentence

  1. Van Gorder:

    The patients that cross the border appear to be sicker than the patients that we've normally been seeing.

  2. Ziyad Al-Aly:

    It is possible that sicker individuals or people with immune dysfunction are at higher risk of reinfection and adverse health outcomes after reinfection.

  3. Volodymyr Knyr:

    The thicker, the sicker.

  4. Dan Field:

    The best thing everybody can do to help the medical profession as follow the rules set down to flatten the curve by minimizing contact and risk of infection. Only go to the emergency department if you are sicker than a dog and feel like you are heading towards death, otherwise, find some way of triaging yourself through telemedicine and similar no-contact communication.

  5. Ian Paregol:

    She definitely appeared to be getting sicker and sicker.

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